Java CIFS Client MSIE Security Setting Arbitrary Authentication

2003-02-12T01:23:10
ID OSVDB:6652
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2003-02-12T01:23:10

Description

Vulnerability Description

Jcifs contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when a user spoofs a just-logged on user's NTLM information in internet explorer, which will allow bypass of the authentication information resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 0.7.4 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Jcifs contains a flaw that may lead to an unauthorized information disclosure. The issue is triggered when a user spoofs a just-logged on user's NTLM information in internet explorer, which will allow bypass of the authentication information resulting in a loss of confidentiality.

References:

Vendor URL: http://jcifs.samba.org/