Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server and Sun Java System Message Queue privilege escalation

glassfish-jms-privilege-escalation (64813) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server and Sun Java System Message Queue could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by an error in the Java Message Service (JMS) component. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to manipulate data, obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.7
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 4.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Refer to Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2011 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2011: Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - January 2011.
  • BID-45890: Oracle Sun GlassFish and Message Queue CVE-2010-4438 Local Security Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-4438: Unspecified vulnerability in Oracle GlassFish 2.1, 2.1.1, and 3.0.1, and Java System Message Queue 4.1 allows local users to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability, related to Java Message Service (JMS).
  • OSVDB ID: 70572: Oracle GlassFish Java Message Service (JMS) Unspecified Local Issue
  • OSVDB ID: 70573: Oracle Sun Products Suite Sun Java System Message Queue / Sun GlassFish Enterpriser Serve Components Unspecified Local Issue
  • SA42988: Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server / Sun Java System Message Queue Privilege Escalation

Platforms Affected:

  • Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server 2.1
  • Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server 2.1.1
  • Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server 3.0.1
  • Sun Java System Message Queue 4.1

Reported:

Jan 19, 2011

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