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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Apache CXF Vendors:   Apache Software Foundation
Apache CXF JAX-RS XML Security Streaming Client Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Bypass Security Restrictions on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038279
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-5653   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 18 2017
Impact:   Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to versions 3.0.13, 3.1.11
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apache CXF. A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system.

The JAX-RS XML Security streaming client does not properly validation XML signatures or encryption for JAX-RS services. A remote user can send or modify specially crafted data that will bypass security validation on the target system.

DOM clients are not affected.

Streaming servers are not affected.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass security validation on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (3.0.13, 3.1.11).

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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