Red Hat JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform prior 5.3.0 Authorization access control

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A vulnerability was found in Red Hat JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform (Application Server Software). It has been classified as problematic. Affected is some unknown processing of the component Authorization. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, and integrity.

The weakness was published 02/05/2013 with Red Hat (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2012-5478 since 10/24/2012. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. Required for exploitation is a authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 64078 (RHEL 6 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2013:0191)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Red Hat Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 5.3.0 eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 17125.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 57551), X-Force (81514), Secunia (SA52054), SecurityTracker (ID 1028042) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-47187). Similar entries are available at 4547, 5576, 5930 and 7468.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.4

VulDB Base Score: 4.6
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 64078
Nessus Name: RHEL 6 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2013:0191)
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Upgrade: JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform 5.3.0
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Organization: Red Hat
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2012-5478 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 57551 - JBoss Enterprise Application Platform CVE-2012-5478 Security Bypass Vulnerability
Secunia: 52054 - Red Hat update for JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform, Moderately Critical
X-Force: 81514
SecurityTracker: 1028042 - JBoss Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code, Hijack User Sessions or Credentials, and Gain Elevated Privileges
Vulnerability Center: 47187 - Multiple Jboss Products Remote Security Bypass via Unspecified Vectors, Medium
OSVDB: 89580

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Created: 03/24/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 06/12/2017 08:34 AM
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