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 Platform 7.0.4.
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 information. (CVE-2016-7061)
The CVE-2016-8627 issue was discovered by Darran Lofthouse and Brian Stansberry (Red Hat).
SolutionUpdate the affected eap7-jboss-ec2-eap and / or eap7-jboss-ec2-eap-samples packages.