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Vulnerability of Apache CXF: denial of service via Large Number Of Message Attachments

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via Large Number Of Message Attachments of Apache CXF, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Vulnerable systems: QRadar SIEM, WebSphere AS Liberty, WebSphere AS Traditional.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 04/02/2020.
Références of this weakness: 1288774, 6344071, CVE-2019-12406, VIGILANCE-VUL-31502.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a fatal error via Large Number Of Message Attachments of Apache CXF, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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This threat alert impacts software or systems such as QRadar SIEM, WebSphere AS Liberty, WebSphere AS Traditional.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness note.

Solutions for this threat 

IBM QRadar SIEM: patch for Jetty, ActiveMQ, CXF.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

WebSphere AS: patch for Apache CXF.
A patch is indicated in information sources.
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