RHEL 6 / 7 : eap7-jboss-ec2-eap (RHSA-2017:0173)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112174
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for eap7-jboss-ec2-eap is now available for Red Hat JBoss
Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 6 and Red Hat JBoss
Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 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.
The eap7-jboss-ec2-eap package provides scripts for Red Hat JBoss
Enterprise Application Platform running on the Amazon Web Services
(AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).
With this update, the eap7-jboss-ec2-eap package has been updated to
ensure compatibility with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application
Refer to the JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0.4 Release
Notes, linked to in the References section, for information on the
most significant bug fixes and enhancements included in this release.
Security Fix(es) :
* An EAP feature to download server log files allows logs to be
available via GET requests making them vulnerable to cross-origin
attacks. An attacker could trigger the user's browser to request the
log files consuming enough resources that normal server functioning
could be impaired. (CVE-2016-8627)
* It was discovered that when configuring RBAC and marking information
as sensitive, users with a Monitor role are able to view the sensitive
The CVE-2016-8627 issue was discovered by Darran Lofthouse and Brian
Stansberry (Red Hat).
SolutionUpdate the affected eap7-jboss-ec2-eap and / or