Public Date:
869579: CVE-2012-4556 pki-tps: Connection reset when performing empty certificate search in TPS

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The token processing system (pki-tps) in Red Hat Certificate System (RHCS) before 8.1.3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (Apache httpd web server child process restart) via certain unspecified empty search fields in a user certificate search query.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4556 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Certificate System 8 RHSA-2012:1550 2012-12-06


Red Hat would like to thank Patrick Raspante and Ryan Millay of GDC4S for reporting this issue.