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

High Nessus Plugin ID 112251


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


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.


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

See Also



Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 112251

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

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/09/04

Modified: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.1

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

CVSS v3.0

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-7046

RHSA: 2016:2642