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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-2731

Race condition in the RunAsManager mechanism in VMware SpringSource Spring Security before 2.0.7 and 3.0.x before 3.0.6 stores the Authentication object in the shared security context, which allows attackers to gain privileges via a crafted thread.
Publish Date : 2012-12-05 Last Update Date : 2013-10-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 362

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-2731

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Vmware Springsource Spring Security 2.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Vmware Springsource Spring Security 2.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Vmware Springsource Spring Security 2.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Vmware Springsource Spring Security 2.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Vmware Springsource Spring Security 2.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Vmware Springsource Spring Security 2.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Vmware Springsource Spring Security 2.0.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Vmware Springsource Spring Security 3.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Vmware Springsource Spring Security 3.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Vmware Springsource Spring Security 3.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Vmware Springsource Spring Security 3.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Vmware Springsource Spring Security 3.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Vmware Springsource Spring Security 3.0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Vmware Springsource Spring Security 13

- References For CVE-2011-2731

http://secunia.com/advisories/55155
SECUNIA 55155
http://support.springsource.com/security/cve-2011-2731 CONFIRM
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=677814
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029151
SECTRACK 1029151

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-2731

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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