Public Date:
1361933: CVE-2016-5422 JON3: privilege escalation via improper authorization
It was found that JBoss Operations Network allowed regular users to add a new super user by sending a specially crafted request to the web console. This attacks allows escalation of privileges.

Find out more about CVE-2016-5422 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 9.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Operations Network 3.3 RHSA-2016:1785 2016-08-31


This issue was discovered by Jeremy Choi (Red Hat Product Security Team).
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