RHEL 6 / 7 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2016:2642)

High Nessus Plugin ID 112251

Synopsis

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

Description

The jboss-ec2-eap package that adds an enhancement is now available for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0.3 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 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.

The eap7-jboss-ec2-eap packages provide 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 7.0.3. Refer to the JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0.3 Release Notes, linked to in the References section, for information about the most significant bug fixes and enhancements included in this release.

Security Fix(es) :

* It was discovered that a long URL sent to EAP 7 Server operating as a reverse proxy with default buffer sizes causes a Denial of Service.
(CVE-2016-7046)

Solution

Update the affected eap7-jboss-ec2-eap and / or eap7-jboss-ec2-eap-samples packages.

See Also

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2642.html

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-7046.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112251

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2016-2642.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/04

Modified: 2018/09/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.1

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:eap7-jboss-ec2-eap, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:eap7-jboss-ec2-eap-samples, 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: 2016/11/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7046

RHSA: 2016:2642