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Cryptographic Issues


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


The W3C XML Encryption Standard, as used in the JBoss Web Services (JBossWS) component in JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform before 5.2.2 and other products, when using block ciphers in cipher-block chaining (CBC) mode, allows remote attackers to obtain plaintext data via a chosen-ciphertext attack on SOAP responses, aka "character encoding pattern attack."

  • LOW
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-310 - Cryptographic Issues

Cryptographic issues is a category of weaknesses related to the design and implementation of the confidentiality and integrity of data. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to data quality degradation.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published