RHEL 6 / 7 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2017:3123)
High Nessus Plugin ID 104457
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA security update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.
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.
[Updated 6th November 2017] Previously, this erratum was marked as having a security impact of Critical. This was incorrect; Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7 was affected with a security impact of Moderate. This advisory has been updated to that effect.
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform is a platform for Java applications based on the JBoss Application Server.
This asynchronous patch is a security update for lucene package in Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0.8.
Security Fix(es) :
* It was found that Apache Lucene would accept an object from an unauthenticated user that could be manipulated through subsequent post requests. An attacker could use this flaw to assemble an object that could permit execution of arbitrary code if the server enabled Apache Solr's Config API. (CVE-2017-12629)
For more information regarding CVE-2017-12629, see the article linked in the references section.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.