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Vulnerability of Apache WSS4J: information disclosure via verifyDigestPassword

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via verifyDigestPassword() of Apache WSS4J, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted software: WSS4J.
Severity of this computer vulnerability: 1/4.
Creation date: 28/12/2020.
Références of this announce: VIGILANCE-VUL-34216, WSS-677.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data via verifyDigestPassword() of Apache WSS4J, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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This weakness alert impacts software or systems such as WSS4J.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability note is low.

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 security bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Apache WSS4J: version 2.3.1.
The version 2.3.1 is fixed:
  http://ws.apache.org/wss4j/
  http://mirrors.ircam.fr/pub/apache/ws/wss4j/

Apache WSS4J: version 2.2.6.
The version 2.2.6 is fixed:
  http://ws.apache.org/wss4j/
  http://mirrors.ircam.fr/pub/apache/ws/wss4j/
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