Apache Shiro < 1.4.2 Padding Attack

high Nessus Plugin ID 161730

Synopsis

A Java security framework is affected by a padding attack vulnerability.

Description

Apache Shiro before 1.4.2, when using the default 'remember me' configuration, cookies could be susceptible to a padding attack.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Apache Shiro 1.4.2 or later.

See Also

https://shiro.apache.org/security-reports.html#cve_2019_12422

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 161730

File Name: apache_shiro_cve-2019-12422.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows, macosx, unix

Family: Misc.

Published: 6/1/2022

Updated: 6/2/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-12422

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:apache:shiro

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Apache Shiro

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/8/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/18/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-12422