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Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-03-06
Bugzilla: 851355: CVE-2012-4446 qpid-cpp: qpid authentication bypass


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The default configuration for Apache Qpid 0.20 and earlier, when the federation_tag attribute is enabled, accepts AMQP connections without checking the source user ID, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and have other unspecified impact via an AMQP request.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4446 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server v.2 RHSA-2013:0561 March 06, 2013
MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 RHSA-2013:0562 March 06, 2013

External References


This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product Security Team.

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