Improper Authentication Affecting package, versions [,1.6.16) [2.0.0, 2.0.2)

  • Attack Complexity


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  • snyk-id


  • published

    25 Dec 2016

  • disclosed

    25 Oct 2014

  • credit

    Dario Amiri

How to fix?

Upgrade to version 1.6.16, 2.0.2 or higher.

Overview is a project that provides a Java implementation of the primary security standards for Web Services, namely the OASIS Web Services Security (WS-Security) specifications from the OASIS Web Services Security TC.

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.