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Security Advisory Important: JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 security update

Advisory: RHSA-2013:0259-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2013-02-13
Last updated on: 2013-02-13
Affected Products: JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 EL4
JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 EL5
JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 EL6
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2012-3451
CVE-2012-5633

Details

An updated apache-cxf package for JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 that
fixes two security issues is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4,
5, and 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each
vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

The Enterprise Web Platform is a slimmed down profile of the JBoss
Enterprise Application Platform intended for mid-size workloads with light
and rich Java applications.

If web services were deployed using Apache CXF with the WSS4JInInterceptor
enabled to apply WS-Security processing, HTTP GET requests to these
services were always granted access, without applying authentication
checks. The URIMappingInterceptor is a legacy mechanism for allowing
REST-like access (via GET requests) to simple SOAP services. A remote
attacker could use this flaw to access the REST-like interface of a simple
SOAP service using GET requests that bypass the security constraints
applied by WSS4JInInterceptor. This flaw was only exploitable if
WSS4JInInterceptor was used to apply WS-Security processing. Services that
use WS-SecurityPolicy to apply security were not affected. (CVE-2012-5633)

It was found that Apache CXF was vulnerable to SOAPAction spoofing attacks
under certain conditions. If web services were exposed via Apache CXF that
use a unique SOAPAction for each service operation, then a remote attacker
could perform SOAPAction spoofing to call a forbidden operation if it
accepts the same parameters as an allowed operation. WS-Policy validation
was performed against the operation being invoked, and an attack must pass
validation to be successful. (CVE-2012-3451)

Note that the CVE-2012-3451 and CVE-2012-5633 issues only affected
environments that have JBoss Web Services CXF installed.

Red Hat would like to thank the Apache CXF project for reporting
CVE-2012-3451.

Warning: Before applying this update, back up your existing JBoss
Enterprise Web Platform installation (including all applications and
configuration files).

All users of JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 on Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 4, 5, and 6 are advised to upgrade to this updated package. The JBoss
server process must be restarted for the update to take effect.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

Updated packages

JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 EL4

SRPMS:
apache-cxf-2.2.12-10.patch_06.ep5.el4.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0874
    MD5: b4c647a3bbc19df1b4769fe37312fbb2
SHA-256: 0fd7279173b111f934e6564778b5db84e2bef7350bcaf09f6a3789f16fd8bb71
 
IA-32:
apache-cxf-2.2.12-10.patch_06.ep5.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0874
    MD5: e7331c5660081ba5af94f4b8b430a836
SHA-256: 08b85609e32526c9582d543eba2d29960d843511c6c3aef42d47af39807dc12a
 
x86_64:
apache-cxf-2.2.12-10.patch_06.ep5.el4.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0874
    MD5: e7331c5660081ba5af94f4b8b430a836
SHA-256: 08b85609e32526c9582d543eba2d29960d843511c6c3aef42d47af39807dc12a
 
JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 EL5

SRPMS:
apache-cxf-2.2.12-10.patch_06.ep5.el5.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0874
    MD5: a268160a5bffc50822521a3c00060267
SHA-256: f93e6e90ac87007847ffc837884a746d3dea914e65c9168a1b5d4971bd3e83d8
 
IA-32:
apache-cxf-2.2.12-10.patch_06.ep5.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0874
    MD5: 270b0d1947f4423b167bcbf6337d88eb
SHA-256: d57a9a0103d04d8a37f300d9ecf4996e76a362c20a87491e1d41a1b55b99fa3e
 
x86_64:
apache-cxf-2.2.12-10.patch_06.ep5.el5.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0874
    MD5: 270b0d1947f4423b167bcbf6337d88eb
SHA-256: d57a9a0103d04d8a37f300d9ecf4996e76a362c20a87491e1d41a1b55b99fa3e
 
JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 EL6

SRPMS:
apache-cxf-2.2.12-10.patch_06.ep5.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0874
    MD5: 5883ef72d94c87c00ee989356f89e260
SHA-256: f53798682051493e29f57539ff4052f0548fd9bc024454bdca94504f84279ea0
 
IA-32:
apache-cxf-2.2.12-10.patch_06.ep5.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0874
    MD5: d4fd896c2d9376338d8387afa706a599
SHA-256: 7492c0c4cb1d2310d205c4ba834da4e2c60ee4bde4b116081e7dff9b5d7e8ee7
 
x86_64:
apache-cxf-2.2.12-10.patch_06.ep5.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHSA-2013:0874
    MD5: d4fd896c2d9376338d8387afa706a599
SHA-256: 7492c0c4cb1d2310d205c4ba834da4e2c60ee4bde4b116081e7dff9b5d7e8ee7
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

851896 - CVE-2012-3451 jbossws-cxf, apache-cxf: SOAPAction spoofing on document literal web services
889008 - CVE-2012-5633 jbossws-cxf, apache-cxf: Bypass of security constraints on WS endpoints when using WSS4JInInterceptor


References



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