Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.5 Management Console input validation

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A vulnerability was found in Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.5. It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects an unknown code block of the component Management Console. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. Impacted is availability. The summary by CVE is:

Cumin (aka MRG Management Console), as used in Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.5, allows attackers with certain database privileges to cause a denial of service (inaccessible page) via a non-ASCII character in the name of a link.

The weakness was disclosed 07/19/2014 as Bug 830254 as not defined bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2012-2682 since 05/14/2012. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 03/26/2022).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 76678 (RHEL 6 : MRG (RHSA-2014:0858)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Red Hat Local Security Checks.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (76678). The entry VDB-70335 is pretty similar.






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Class: Input validation

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 76678
Nessus Name: RHEL 6 : MRG (RHSA-2014:0858)
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05/14/2012 🔍
07/10/2014 +787 days 🔍
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03/26/2015 +241 days 🔍
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Advisory: Bug 830254
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CVE: CVE-2012-2682 (🔍)
Vulnerability Center: 45621 - Cumin (MRG Management Console) in Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.5 Remote DoS via Non-ASCII Character in Link Name, Medium
SecurityFocus: 69254

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Created: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM
Updated: 03/26/2022 07:03 AM
Changes: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM (60), 06/03/2017 07:32 AM (2), 03/26/2022 07:03 AM (4)
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