RHEL 5 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2017:1256)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 100316
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn 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 Moderate. 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 6.4.15 serves as a replacement for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.14, 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 under certain conditions RESTEasy could be forced to parse a request with YamlProvider, resulting in unmarshalling of potentially untrusted data. An attacker could possibly use this flaw execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the application using RESTEasy. (CVE-2016-9606)
Red Hat would like to thank Moritz Bechler (AgNO3 GmbH & Co. KG) for reporting these issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.