RHEL 5 / 6 / 7 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2014:1162)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.3.0 packages
that fix two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5, 6, and 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important
security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each
vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 is a platform for Java
applications based on JBoss Application Server 7.

It was found that the fix for CVE-2012-5783 was incomplete: the code
added to check that the server host name matches the domain name in a
subject's Common Name (CN) field in X.509 certificates was flawed. A
man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to spoof an SSL server
using a specially crafted X.509 certificate. (CVE-2012-6153)

It was discovered that the HttpClient incorrectly extracted host name
from an X.509 certificate subject's Common Name (CN) field. A
man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to spoof an SSL server
using a specially crafted X.509 certificate. (CVE-2014-3577)

The CVE-2012-6153 issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of Red Hat
Product Security.

For additional information on these flaws, refer to the Knowledgebase
article in the References section.

All users of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.3.0 on
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7 are advised to upgrade to these
updated packages. The JBoss server process must be restarted for the
update to take effect.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-6153.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-3577.html
https://access.redhat.com/solutions/1165533
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1162.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77561 ()

Bugtraq ID: 69257
69258

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6153
CVE-2014-3577

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