RHEL 4 / 5 / 6 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2014:1834)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

Updated packages for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
5.2.0 that fix two security issues are now available for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and 6.

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 is a platform for Java
applications, which integrates the JBoss Application Server with JBoss
Hibernate and JBoss Seam.

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-2012-6153,
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 5.2.0 on
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and 6 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-2014-1834.html

Solution :

Update the affected apache-cxf package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79205 ()

Bugtraq ID:

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

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