Public Date:
903073: CVE-2013-0218 JBoss EAP/EWP Installer: Generated auto-install xml is world readable

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The GUI installer in JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) and Enterprise Web Platform (EWP) 5.2.0 and possibly 5.1.2 uses world-readable permissions for the auto-install XML file, which allows local users to obtain the administrator password and the sucker password by reading this file.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0218 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 2.1
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.1 RHSA-2013:0833 2013-05-20
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.2 RHSA-2013:0206 2013-01-30
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5.2 RHSA-2013:0207 2013-01-30


This issue was discovered by Arun Neelicattu of the Red Hat Security Response Team.