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CVE-2016-9877

Published: 29 December 2016

An issue was discovered in Pivotal RabbitMQ 3.x before 3.5.8 and 3.6.x before 3.6.6 and RabbitMQ for PCF 1.5.x before 1.5.20, 1.6.x before 1.6.12, and 1.7.x before 1.7.7. MQTT (MQ Telemetry Transport) connection authentication with a username/password pair succeeds if an existing username is provided but the password is omitted from the connection request. Connections that use TLS with a client-provided certificate are not affected.

Priority

High

CVSS 3 base score: 9.8

Status

Package Release Status
rabbitmq-server
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (3.5.8, 3.6.6)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (3.5.7-1ubuntu0.16.04.2)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [3.2.4-1ubuntu0.1])
Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/rabbitmq/rabbitmq-mqtt/commit/039a3c22e57bf77b325d19494a9b20cd745f1ea7 (3.7.0)
Upstream: https://github.com/rabbitmq/rabbitmq-mqtt/commit/157948d86d391a325ac9702f78976c175ced58be (3.5.8)