CVE-2012-5478

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2013-01-24
Bugzilla:
874349: CVE-2012-5478 JBoss: AuthorizationInterceptor allows JMX operation to proceed despite authorization failure

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The AuthorizationInterceptor in JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) before 5.2.0, Web Platform (EWP) before 5.2.0, BRMS Platform before 5.3.1, and SOA Platform before 5.3.1 does not properly restrict access, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass intended role restrictions and perform arbitrary JMX operations via unspecified vectors.

Find out more about CVE-2012-5478 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat JBoss Portal 5:
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 4.9
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.2 RHSA-2013:0194 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server (jbossas) RHSA-2013:0191 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5.2 RHSA-2013:0198 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5.3 RHSA-2013:0533 2013-02-20
JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform 5.3 RHSA-2013:0221 2013-01-31
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2013:0195 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2013:0196 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS (jbossas) RHSA-2013:0193 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server (jbossas) RHSA-2013:0192 2013-01-24
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS RHSA-2013:0197 2013-01-24

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Portal 5 jbossas Will not fix
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

This issue was discovered by Derek Horton of Red Hat.
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