RHEL 5 / 6 / 7 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2014:2019)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.3.2 packages
that fix three 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 discovered that the Apache CXF incorrectly extracted the 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,

It was found that Apache WSS4J (Web Services Security for Java), as
used by Apache CXF with the TransportBinding, did not, by default,
properly enforce all security requirements associated with SAML
SubjectConfirmation methods. A remote attacker could use this flaw to
perform various types of spoofing attacks on web service endpoints
secured by WSS4j that rely on SAML for authentication. (CVE-2014-3623)

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

All users of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.3.2 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 :


Solution :

Update the affected apache-cxf and / or wss4j packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80159 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-6153

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