RHEL 6 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2017:0831)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112254
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 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 6 is a platform for Java applications based on JBoss Application Server 7.
This release of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0.5 serves as a replacement for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0.4, and includes bug fixes and enhancements, which are documented in the Release Notes document linked to in the References.
Security Fix(es) :
* It was discovered that the jboss init script performed unsafe file handling which could result in local privilege escalation.
* It was found that JBoss EAP 7 Header Cache was inefficient. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service attack.
Red Hat would like to thank Gabriel Lavoie (Halogen Software) for reporting CVE-2016-9589.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.