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VPR Score: 5.9
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
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 the JBoss Application Server.
Security Fix(es) :
* jboss: jbossas: unsafe chown of server.log in jboss init script allows privilege escalation (CVE-2016-8656)
* jboss: jbossas writable config files allow privilege escalation (CVE-2016-8657)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.