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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-5478

Original release date: 02/05/2013
Last revised: 02/06/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The AuthorizationInterceptor in JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP) 5.2.0, Web Platform (EWP) 5.2.0, and BRMS 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.

Description

Per http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0192.html "This JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.2.0 release serves as a replacement for JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.1.2, and includes bug fixes and enhancements." Per http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0196.html "This JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 release serves as a replacement for JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.1.2, and includes bug fixes and enhancements."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0197
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1028042
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0196
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 51984
Type: Advisory
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 89580
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0191
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0193
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0192
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0198
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0221
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 52054
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: jboss-eap-jmx-sec-bypass(81514)
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0194
Type: Advisory
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0195
Type: Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)