Apache CXF before 3.3.4 Improper Authentication Vulnerability

Summary

Apache CXF provides all of the components that are required to build a fully

fledged OpenId Connect service. There is a vulnerability in the access token

services, where it does not validate that the authenticated principal is equal

to that of the supplied clientId parameter in the request.

 

Credit:

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The original article can be found at:http://cxf.apache.org/security-advisories.data/CVE-2019-12419.txt.asc


Details

Apache CXF before 3.3.4 and 3.2.11 provides all of the components that are required to build a fully-fledged OpenId Connect service. There is a vulnerability in the access token services, where it does not validate that the authenticated principal is equal to that of the supplied clientId parameter in the request. If a malicious client was able to somehow steal an authorization code issued to another client, then they could exploit this vulnerability to obtain an access token for the other client.

 

Vulnerable Systems:

Apache CXF before 3.3.4

Apache CXF before 3.2.11

 

CVE Information:

CVE-2019-12419

Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:11/6/2019