CVE-2011-4610

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2012-01-31
Bugzilla:
767871: CVE-2011-4610 JBoss Web remote denial of service when surrogate pair character is placed at buffer boundary

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

JBoss Web, as used in Red Hat JBoss Communications Platform before 5.1.3, Enterprise Web Platform before 5.1.2, Enterprise Application Platform before 5.1.2, and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via vectors related to a crafted UTF-8 and a "surrogate pair character" that is "at the boundary of an internal buffer."

Find out more about CVE-2011-4610 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5.2 RHSA-2012:0325 2012-02-22
Red Hat JBoss Portal 5.2 RHSA-2012:0325 2012-02-22
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server (jbossweb) RHSA-2012:0076 2012-01-31
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server (jbossweb) RHSA-2012:0074 2012-01-31
JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform 5.1 RHSA-2012:0325 2012-02-22
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS (jbossweb) RHSA-2012:0074 2012-01-31
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS (jbossweb) RHSA-2012:0076 2012-01-31
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.1 RHSA-2012:0075 2012-01-31
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server (jbossweb) RHSA-2012:0076 2012-01-31
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5.1 RHSA-2012:0077 2012-01-31
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server (jbossweb) RHSA-2012:0074 2012-01-31
JBoss Communications Platform 5.1 RHSA-2012:0078 2012-01-31

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 tomcat6 Not affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 tomcat5 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 tomcat6 Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 tomcat5 Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank NTT OSSC for reporting this issue.
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