Improper Authentication Affecting org.apache.cxf:cxf Open this link in a new tab package, versions [2.7.0,2.7.13) [3.0.0,3.0.2)

  • Attack Complexity


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  • published

    25 Dec 2016

  • disclosed

    25 Oct 2014

  • credit

    Dario Amiri

How to fix?

Upgrade org.apache.cxf:cxf to version 2.7.13, 3.0.2 or higher.


org.apache.cxf:cxf is a services framework that aids in the development of services using front-end programming APIs, like JAX-WS and JAX-RS.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Authentication. When using TransportBinding, does not properly enforce the SAML SubjectConfirmation method security semantics, which allows remote attackers to conduct spoofing attacks via unspecified vectors.