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The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
An updated jboss-remoting package that fixes one security issue is now
available for JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.3 for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having low
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.
JBoss Remoting is a framework for building distributed applications in
The JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.3.0.CP09 updates
RHSA-2010:0937 and RHSA-2010:0938 did not, unlike the errata texts
stated, provide a fix for CVE-2010-3862. A remote attacker could use
specially crafted input to cause the JBoss Remoting listeners to
become unresponsive, resulting in a denial of service condition for
services communicating via JBoss Remoting sockets. (CVE-2010-4265)
Red Hat would like to thank Ole Husgaard of eXerp.com for reporting
Warning: Before applying this update, backup your existing JBoss
Enterprise Application Platform installation (including all
applications and configuration files).
Users of JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 4.3 on Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 4 and 5 should upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a backported patch to correct this issue. The JBoss server
process must be restarted for this update to take effect.
See also :
Update the affected jboss-remoting package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.6
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 63965 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2010-3862CVE-2010-4265
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