RHEL 6 / 7 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2018:0628)

High Nessus Plugin ID 108866

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VPR Score: 6.7


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


An update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

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 is a platform for Java applications based on WildFly.

This asynchronous patch is a security update for slf4j package in Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.1.

Security Fix(es) :

* An XML deserialization vulnerability was discovered in slf4j's EventData which accepts xml serialized string and can lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2018-8088)

The Simple Logging Facade for Java or (SLF4J) is a simple facade for various logging APIs allowing the end-user to plug in the desired implementation at deployment time. SLF4J also allows for a gradual migration path away from Jakarta Commons Logging (JCL).

Red Hat would like to thank Chris McCown for reporting CVE-2018-8088.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 108866

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-0628.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/06

Updated: 2019/10/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:eap7-jcl-over-slf4j, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:eap7-slf4j, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:eap7-slf4j-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:eap7-slf4j-ext, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-8088

RHSA: 2018:0628