RHEL 7 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2018:2741)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 117771
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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.
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform is a platform for Java applications based on the JBoss Application Server.
This release of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.21 serves as a replacement for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.20, and includes bug fixes and enhancements, which are documented in the Release Notes document linked to in the References.
Security Fix(es) :
* hibernate-validator: Privilege escalation when running under the security manager (CVE-2017-7536)
* guava: Unbounded memory allocation in AtomicDoubleArray and CompoundOrdering classes allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CVE-2018-10237)
* picketlink: The fix for CVE-2017-2582 breaks the feature of attribute replacement with system property in picketlink.xml (CVE-2017-2582)
* jbossweb: tomcat: A bug in the UTF-8 decoder can lead to DoS (CVE-2018-1336)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
The CVE-2017-2582 issue was discovered by Hynek Mlnarik (Red Hat) and the CVE-2017-7536 issue was discovered by Gunnar Morling (Red Hat).
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.