RHEL 6 : jboss-ec2-eap (RHSA-2017:1552)

high Nessus Plugin ID 100949
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Synopsis

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

Description

An update for jboss-ec2-eap is now available for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

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.

The jboss-ec2-eap packages provide scripts for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform running on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).

With this update, the jboss-ec2-eap package has been updated to ensure compatibility with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.16.

Security Fix(es) :

* It was found that the log file viewer in Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application 6 and 7 allows arbitrary file read to authenticated user via path traversal. (CVE-2017-2595)

* It was discovered that a malicious web application could bypass a configured SecurityManager via a Tomcat utility method that was accessible to web applications. (CVE-2016-5018)

* It was discovered that a malicious web application could bypass a configured SecurityManager via manipulation of the configuration parameters for the JSP Servlet. (CVE-2016-6796)

Solution

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

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-us/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1552

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5018

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-6796

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2017-2595

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100949

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2017-1552.nasl

Version: 3.12

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/21/2017

Updated: 10/24/2019

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jboss-ec2-eap, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jboss-ec2-eap-samples, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/20/2017

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/10/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5018, CVE-2016-6796, CVE-2017-2595

RHSA: 2017:1552