RHEL 6 : jboss-ec2-eap bug fix (RHSA-2015:1673)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

An updated jboss-ec2-eap package that that fixes a security issue,
fixes several bugs and adds various enhancements is now available for
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.3 on Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 is a platform for Java
EE applications. It is based on JBoss Application Server 7 and
incorporates multiple open-source projects to provide a complete Java
EE platform solution.

* The jboss-ec2-eap package provides scripts for Red Hat JBoss
Enterprise Application Platform running on the Amazon Web Services
(AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). With this update, the package has
been updated to ensure compatibility with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise
Application Platform 6.4.3. (BZ#1228766)

The following security issue is also fixed with this release :

It was discovered that under specific conditions that PicketLink IDP
ignores role based authorization. This could lead to an authenticated
user being able to access application resources that are not permitted
for a given role. (CVE-2015-3158)

Users of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.2
jboss-ec2-eap are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
fixes these bugs and adds these enhancements.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-3158.html
https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1673.html

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85619 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2015-3158

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