RHEL 4 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2009:0346)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 63874


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


Updated JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP) 4.2 packages that fix various issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 as JBEAP 4.2.0.CP06.

This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP) is the market-leading platform for innovative and scalable Java applications.
JBoss EAP integrates the JBoss Application Server with JBoss Hibernate and JBoss Seam into a complete, simple enterprise solution.

This release of JBoss EAP for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 serves as a replacement to JBEAP 4.2.0.CP05.

These updated packages include bug fixes and enhancements which are detailed in the release notes. The link to the release notes is available below in the References section.

The following security issue is also fixed with this release :

The request handler in JBossWS did not correctly verify the resource path when serving WSDL files for custom web service endpoints. This allowed remote attackers to read arbitrary XML files with the permissions of the EAP processs. (CVE-2009-0027)

Warning: before applying this update, please backup the JBoss EAP 'server/[configuration]/deploy/' directory, and any other customized configuration files.

All users of JBoss EAP 4.2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve these issues.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63874

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2009-0346.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/24

Modified: 2017/01/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:glassfish-jsf, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:hibernate3, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:hibernate3-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jacorb, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jakarta-commons-beanutils, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jakarta-commons-fileupload, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jakarta-commons-io, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jakarta-commons-logging-jboss, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jboss-cache, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jboss-jaxr, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jboss-remoting, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jboss-seam, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jboss-seam-docs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jboss-vfs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbossas, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbossas-4.2.0.GA_CP06-bin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbossas-client, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbossts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbossweb, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jgroups, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-eap-docs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-eap-docs-examples, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:tanukiwrapper, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ws-commons-policy, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ws-scout0, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:xalan-j2, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:4

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/03/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0027

OSVDB: 56358

RHSA: 2009:0346

CWE: 20