Upstream information

CVE-2016-2141 at MITRE

Description

JGroups before 4.0 does not require the proper headers for the ENCRYPT and AUTH protocols from nodes joining the cluster, which allows remote attackers to bypass security restrictions and send and receive messages within the cluster via unspecified vectors.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.5 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact Partial Partial
Integrity Impact Partial Partial
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 986396 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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