RHEL 6 / 7 / 8 : JBoss Web Server (RHSA-2019:3929)

high Nessus Plugin ID 131214
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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.2.0 packages are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

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 Web Server is a fully integrated and certified set of components for hosting Java web applications. It is comprised of the Apache Tomcat Servlet container, JBoss HTTP Connector (mod_cluster), the PicketLink Vault extension for Apache Tomcat, and the Tomcat Native library.

This release of Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.2 serves as a replacement for Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.1, and includes bug fixes, enhancements, and component upgrades, which are documented in the Release Notes, linked to in the References.

Security Fix(es) :

* openssl: Side-channel vulnerability on SMT/Hyper-Threading architectures (PortSmash) (CVE-2018-5407)

* openssl: 0-byte record padding oracle (CVE-2019-1559)

* tomcat: HTTP/2 connection window exhaustion on write, incomplete fix of CVE-2019-0199 (CVE-2019-10072)

* tomcat: XSS in SSI printenv (CVE-2019-0221)

* tomcat: Apache Tomcat HTTP/2 DoS (CVE-2019-0199)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 131214

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2019-3929.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/22/2019

Updated: 3/13/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-0232


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-ecj, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-javapackages-tools, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-jboss-logging, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-mod_cluster, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-mod_cluster-tomcat, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-python-javapackages, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-el-3.0-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-jsp-2.3-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-lib, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-native, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-native-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-selinux, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-servlet-4.0-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-vault, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-vault-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jws5-tomcat-webapps, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:8

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/20/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/15/2018

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Apache Tomcat CGIServlet enableCmdLineArguments Vulnerability)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-5407, CVE-2019-0199, CVE-2019-0221, CVE-2019-0232, CVE-2019-10072, CVE-2019-1559

RHSA: 2019:3929