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Date: Sat, 3 Jan 2015 19:03:12 -0500 (EST)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: Martin Prpic <mprpic@...hat.com>
cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, cve-assign@...re.org
Subject: Re: CVE request: insufficient 'X-Forwarded-For' header
 validation in rabbitmq-server



> """
> RabbitMQ 3.3.0 introduced a mechanism (the 'loopback_users'
> configuration item) allowing access for some users to be restricted to
> only connect via localhost. By default the "guest" user is restricted in
> this way.
>
> Unfortunately, the HTTP framework used by the management plugin trusts
> the easily-forged "X-Forwarded-For" header when determining the remote
> address. It is therefore possible to subvert this access control
> mechanism for the HTTP API. Attackers would still need to know or guess
> the username and password.
> """
>
> Upstream patches:
>
> http://hg.rabbitmq.com/rabbitmq-management/rev/c3c41177a11a
> http://hg.rabbitmq.com/rabbitmq-management/rev/35e916df027d
>
> References:
>
> https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/rabbitmq-users/DMkypbSvIyM
> http://www.rabbitmq.com/release-notes/README-3.4.0.txt
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1174872
>

Use CVE-2014-9494.

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