RHEL 6 : Virtualization Manager (RHSA-2012:1537)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

An updated jasperreports-server-pro package that fixes one security
issue and various bugs is now available.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
moderate 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.

JasperReports Server is a reporting server.

A flaw was found in the way the Apache Xerces2 Java Parser processed
the SYSTEM identifier in DTDs. A remote attacker could provide a
specially crafted XML file, which once parsed by an application using
the Apache Xerces2 Java Parser, would lead to a denial of service
(application hang due to excessive CPU use). (CVE-2009-2625)

This update also fixes the following bugs :

* Adding a user to any ROLE caused an unexpected exception.
(BZ#730712)

* Previously, the jasperreports-server-pro RPM spec file contained the
'%{dist}' tag on the 'Release' line. To comply with the packaging and
naming guidelines, the tag has been changed to '%{?dist}' with this
update. (BZ#868927)

* In some cases reports were opened with an incorrect list of
Entity/Entities. (BZ#842687)

Note: The jasperreports-server-pro package replaces
rhevm-reports-server from Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager
3.0.

Users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which corrects
these issues.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2009-2625.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1537.html

Solution :

Update the affected jasperreports-server-pro package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
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: 78942 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35958

CVE ID: CVE-2009-2625

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