CVE-2014-0097 Spring Security Blank password may bypass user authentication

2014-05-05T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:30642
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-05-05T00:00:00

Description

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CVE-2014-0097 Blank password may bypass user authentication

Severity: Important

Vendor: Spring by Pivotal

Versions Affected: - - Spring Security 3.2.0 to 3.2.1 - - Spring Security 3.1.0 to 3.1.5

Description: The ActiveDirectoryLdapAuthenticator does not check the password length. If the directory allows anonymous binds then it may incorrectly authenticate a user who supplies an empty password.

Mitigation: Users of affected versions should apply the following mitigation: - - Users of 3.2.x should upgrade to 3.2.2

Credit: This issue was identified by the Spring Development team.

References: http://www.gopivotal.com/security/cve-2014-0097 https://jira.springsource.org/browse/SEC-2500 https://github.com/spring-projects/spring-security/commit/88559882e967085c47a7e1dcbc4dc32c2c796868 https://github.com/spring-projects/spring-security/commit/7dbb8e777ece8675f3333a1ef1cb4d6b9be80395 https://github.com/spring-projects/spring-security/commit/a7005bd74241ac8e2e7b38ae31bc4b0f641ef973

History: 2014-Mar-11: Initial vulnerability report published. 2014-Mar-11: Affected versions corrected to add 3.1.0 to 3.1.5 -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.9 (MingW32) - WinPT 1.2.0

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