CVE-2014-3623

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-10-25
CWE:
CWE-347
Bugzilla:
1157304: CVE-2014-3623 Apache WSS4J / Apache CXF: Improper security semantics enforcement of SAML SubjectConfirmation methods
It was found that Apache WSS4J (Web Services Security for Java), as used by Apache CXF with the TransportBinding, did not, by default, properly enforce all security requirements associated with SAML SubjectConfirmation methods. A remote attacker could use this flaw to perform various types of spoofing attacks on web service endpoints secured by WSS4J that rely on SAML for authentication.

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Statement

Fuse ESB Enterprise 7 is now in Maintenance Support phase receiving only qualified Important and Critical impact security fixes. This issue has been rated as having Moderate security impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Fuse Product Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/fusesource/

Red Hat JBoss SOA Platform 5 and Red Hat JBoss BRMS 5 are now in Maintenance Support phase receiving only qualified Important and Critical impact security fixes. This issue has been rated as having Moderate security impact and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat JBoss Middleware Product Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/jboss_notes/

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
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 A-MQ 6.1 RHSA-2015:0236 2015-02-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 5 Server (wss4j) RHSA-2014:2019 2014-12-18
Red Hat JBoss Fuse 6.1 RHSA-2015:0236 2015-02-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.3 for RHEL 7 Server (wss4j) RHSA-2014:2019 2014-12-18
Red Hat JBoss BPMS 6.0 RHSA-2015:0851 2015-04-16
Red Hat JBoss BRMS 6.0 RHSA-2015:0850 2015-04-16
Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization 6.1 RHSA-2015:0675 2015-03-11
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server (wss4j) RHSA-2014:2019 2014-12-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.3 RHSA-2014:2020 2014-12-18

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 2 activemq Will not fix
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 2 openshift-origin-cartridge-fuse Will not fix
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 2 openshift-origin-cartridge-amq Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss Fuse Service Works 6 cxf Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 5 cxf Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss EAP 5 wss4j Will not fix
Red Hat JBoss BRMS 5 cxf 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.
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