Apache CXF before 3.3.4 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption Vulnerability

Summary

Apache CXF does not restrict the number of message attachments present in a 

given message. This leaves open the possibility of a denial of service type

attack, where a malicious user crafts a message containing a very large number

of message attachments.

Credit:

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The original article can be found at:http://cxf.apache.org/security-advisories.data/CVE-2019-12406.txt.asc


Details

Apache CXF before 3.3.4 and 3.2.11 does not restrict the number of message attachments present in a given message. This leaves open the possibility of a denial of service type attack, where a malicious user crafts a message containing a very large number of message attachments. From the 3.3.4 and 3.2.11 releases, a default limit of 50 message attachments is enforced. This is configurable via the message property “attachment-max-count”.

 

Vulnerable Systems:

Apache CXF before 3.3.4

Apache CXF before 3.2.11

 

CVE Information:

CVE-2019-12406

Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:11/6/2019