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

High Nessus Plugin ID 108866

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

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

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0628

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-8088

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