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CVE-2011-0527: VMware vFabric tc Server password obfuscation bypass
From: s2-security <s2-security () vmware com>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 02:25:37 -0700
2.0.0.RELEASE to 2.0.5.SR01
2.1.0.RELEASE to 2.1.1.SR01
tc Server allows users to store the passwords used for JMX authentication in an obfuscated form for organizations where
storing passwords in plain text is not permitted. The JMX authentication implementation was incorrectly allowing users
to authenticate using the password in either its plain text form or its obfuscated form, bypassing the benefit of
If you are not using password obfuscation, then you are not affected by this issue.
Users of 2.0.x may mitigate this issue by upgrading to 2.0.6.RELEASE.
Users of 2.1.x may mitigate this issue by upgrading to 2.1.2.RELEASE.
Users of 2.5.x are not affected.
The issue was reported by the SpringSource tc Server support team.
2011-08-11: Original Advisory
- CVE-2011-0527: VMware vFabric tc Server password obfuscation bypass s2-security (Aug 15)