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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
An update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application
Platform 6.4 for RHEL 5.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 is a platform for Java
applications based on JBoss Application Server 7.
This release of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.14
serves as a replacement for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application
Platform 6.4.13, and includes bug fixes and enhancements, which are
documented in the Release Notes document linked to in the References.
Security Fix(es) :
* It was discovered that EAP packages in certain versions of Red Hat
Enterprise Linux use incorrect permissions for /etc/sysconfig/jbossas
configuration files. The file is writable to jboss group (root:jboss,
664). On systems using classic /etc/init.d init scripts (i.e. on Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and earlier), the file is sourced by the jboss
init script and its content executed with root privileges when jboss
service is started, stopped, or restarted. (CVE-2016-8657)
* It was discovered that a programming error in the processing of
HTTPS requests in the Apache Tomcat servlet and JSP engine may result
in denial of service via an infinite loop. (CVE-2017-6056)
* It was found that GZIPInterceptor is enabled when not necessarily
required in RESTEasy. An attacker could use this flaw to launch a
Denial of Service attack. (CVE-2016-6346)
Red Hat would like to thank Mikhail Egorov (Odin) for reporting the
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
Public Exploit Available : false