JBoss Operations Network LDAP Authentication Bug Lets Remote Users Bypass Authentication
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1026826|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1026826
(Links to External Site)
Date: Mar 20 2012
User access via network|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
A vulnerability was reported in JBoss Operations Network. A remote user can login with an arbitrary password in certain cases.|
The LDAP authentication system may allow a remote user (created via LDAP) to login with an arbitrary password if the LDAP bind account credentials are invalid.
A remote user can login with an arbitrary password in certain cases.|
The vendor has issued a fix for JBoss Operations Network.|
The vendor's advisories are available at:
Vendor URL: rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0396.html (Links to External Site)
Access control error|
Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)|
Source Message Contents
Date: Mon, 19 Mar 2012 22:05:51 +0000|
Subject: [RHSA-2012:0396-01] Important: JBoss Operations Network 2.4.2 security update
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Important: JBoss Operations Network 2.4.2 security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2012:0396-01
Product: JBoss Enterprise Middleware
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0396.html
Issue date: 2012-03-19
CVE Names: CVE-2012-1100
An update for JBoss Operations Network 2.4.2 that fixes one security issue
is now available from the Red Hat Customer Portal.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.
JBoss Operations Network (JBoss ON) is a middleware management solution
that provides a single point of control to deploy, manage, and monitor
JBoss Enterprise Middleware, applications, and services.
A flaw was found in the way LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)
authentication was handled. If the LDAP bind account credentials became
invalid, subsequent log in attempts with any password for user accounts
created via LDAP were successful. A remote attacker could use this flaw
to log into LDAP-based JBoss ON accounts without knowing the correct
Warning: Before applying the update, back up your existing JBoss ON
installation (including its databases, applications, configuration files,
the JBoss ON server's file system directory, and so on).
All users of JBoss Operations Network 2.4.2 as provided from the Red Hat
Customer Portal are advised to install this update.
The References section of this erratum contains a download link (you must
log in to download the update). Before applying this update, back up your
existing JBoss ON installation (including its databases, applications,
configuration files, the JBoss ON server's file system directory, and so
Stop the JBoss ON server (rhq-server.sh stop) before applying the update.
After applying the update, start the JBoss ON server (rhq-server.sh start).
4. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
799789 - CVE-2012-1100 JON: LDAP authentication allows any user access if bind credentials are bad
The Red Hat security contact is <email@example.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2012 Red Hat, Inc.
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