Bug 1464158 (CVE-2017-9735) - CVE-2017-9735 jetty: Timing channel attack in util/security/Password.java
Summary: CVE-2017-9735 jetty: Timing channel attack in util/security/Password.java
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2017-9735
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1464159
Blocks: 1464160
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2017-06-22 14:30 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2019-03-08 11:29 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-07-05 08:00:06 UTC


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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-06-22 14:30:09 UTC
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 14:30:41 UTC
Created jetty tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1464159]

Comment 4 Dhiru Kholia 2017-07-05 07:59:13 UTC
Statement:

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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