CVE-2012-4431

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2012-12-04
CWE:
CWE-352
Bugzilla:
883636: CVE-2012-4431 Tomcat/JBoss Web - Bypass of CSRF prevention filter

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

org/apache/catalina/filters/CsrfPreventionFilter.java in Apache Tomcat 6.x before 6.0.36 and 7.x before 7.0.32 allows remote attackers to bypass the cross-site request forgery (CSRF) protection mechanism via a request that lacks a session identifier.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4431 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

This issue did not affect the versions of tomcat5 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and tomcat6 as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 as they did not include the CSRF prevention filter.

Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 2 for RHEL 6 Server (tomcat6) RHSA-2013:0266 2013-02-19
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server (jbossweb) RHSA-2013:0647 2013-03-14
Red Hat JBoss Portal Platform 6.1 RHSA-2013:1437 2013-10-16
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 5 Server (jbossweb) RHSA-2013:0647 2013-03-14
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2.0 RHSA-2013:0265 2013-02-19
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 2 for RHEL 6 Server (tomcat7) RHSA-2013:0268 2013-02-19
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 2.0 RHSA-2013:0267 2013-02-19
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 2 for RHEL 5 Server (tomcat6) RHSA-2013:0266 2013-02-19
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server 2 for RHEL 5 Server (tomcat7) RHSA-2013:0268 2013-02-19
Red Hat JBoss Operations Network 3.2 RHSA-2013:1853 2013-12-17
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.0 RHSA-2013:0648 2013-03-14

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Portal 5 jbossweb Not affected
Red Hat JBoss Operations Network 3.1 jbossweb Not affected
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 5 jbossweb Not affected
Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6 jbossweb Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss BRMS 5 jbossweb Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 tomcat6 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.

External References

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