RHEL 6 : JBoss Web Server (RHSA-2015:2659)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0.2 packages are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate
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 Web Server is a fully integrated and certified set of
components for hosting Java web applications. It is comprised of the
Apache HTTP Server, the Apache Tomcat Servlet container, Apache Tomcat
Connector (mod_jk), JBoss HTTP Connector (mod_cluster), Hibernate, and
the Tomcat Native library.

It was found that Tomcat would keep connections open after processing
requests with a large enough request body. A remote attacker could
potentially use this flaw to exhaust the pool of available connections
and prevent further, legitimate connections to the Tomcat server.
(CVE-2014-0230)

A flaw was found in the way httpd handled HTTP Trailer headers when
processing requests using chunked encoding. A malicious client could
use Trailer headers to set additional HTTP headers after header
processing was performed by other modules. This could, for example,
lead to a bypass of header restrictions defined with mod_headers.
(CVE-2013-5704)

Multiple flaws were found in the way httpd parsed HTTP requests and
responses using chunked transfer encoding. A remote attacker could use
these flaws to create a specially crafted request, which httpd would
decode differently from an HTTP proxy software in front of it,
possibly leading to HTTP request smuggling attacks. (CVE-2015-3183)

* This enhancement update adds the Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0.2
packages to Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. These packages provide a
number of enhancements over the previous version of Red Hat JBoss Web
Server. (JIRA#JWS-228)

Users of Red Hat JBoss Web Server are advised to upgrade to these
updated packages, which add this enhancement.

See also :

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2659.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-5704.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0230.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-3581.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-3183.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2015-5174.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 87457 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5704
CVE-2014-0230
CVE-2014-3581
CVE-2015-3183
CVE-2015-5174

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