RHEL 6 : jboss-ec2-eap (RHSA-2017:1552)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

An update for jboss-ec2-eap is now available for Red Hat JBoss
Enterprise Application Platform 6.4 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The jboss-ec2-eap packages provide scripts for Red Hat JBoss
Enterprise Application Platform running on the Amazon Web Services
(AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

With this update, the jboss-ec2-eap package has been updated to ensure
compatibility with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
6.4.16.

Security Fix(es) :

* It was found that the log file viewer in Red Hat JBoss Enterprise
Application 6 and 7 allows arbitrary file read to authenticated user
via path traversal. (CVE-2017-2595)

* It was discovered that a malicious web application could bypass a
configured SecurityManager via a Tomcat utility method that was
accessible to web applications. (CVE-2016-5018)

* It was discovered that a malicious web application could bypass a
configured SecurityManager via manipulation of the configuration
parameters for the JSP Servlet. (CVE-2016-6796)

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-5018.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-6796.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-2595.html
https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en/
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1552.html

Solution :

Update the affected jboss-ec2-eap and / or jboss-ec2-eap-samples
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.7
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100949 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5018
CVE-2016-6796
CVE-2017-2595

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