Bug 1464158 - (CVE-2017-9735) CVE-2017-9735 jetty: Timing channel attack in util/security/Password.java
CVE-2017-9735 jetty: Timing channel attack in util/security/Password.java
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
impact=moderate,public=20170516,repor...
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Depends On: 1464159
Blocks: 1464160
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Reported: 2017-06-22 10:30 EDT by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2017-07-05 04:00 EDT (History)
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-06-22 10:30:09 EDT
Jetty is prone to a timing channel attack in util/security/Password.java, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain access by observing elapsed times before rejection of incorrect passwords.

Upstream issue:

https://github.com/eclipse/jetty.project/issues/1556

Upstream patch:

https://github.com/eclipse/jetty.project/commit/042f325f1cd6e7891d72c7e668f5947b5457dc02
Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2017-06-22 10:30:41 EDT
Created jetty tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1464159]
Comment 4 Dhiru Kholia 2017-07-05 03:59:13 EDT
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Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Moderate security impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

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