RHEL 5 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2010:0379)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 63931
New! Plugin Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for Plugins has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. Plugins that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back to CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Synopsis

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

Description

Updated JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBEAP) 4.3 packages that fix three security issues and multiple bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as JBEAP 4.3.0.CP08.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having critical security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

JBoss Enterprise Application Platform is the market leading platform for innovative and scalable Java applications; integrating the JBoss Application Server, with JBoss Hibernate and JBoss Seam into a complete, simple enterprise solution.

This release of JBEAP for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 serves as a replacement to JBEAP 4.3.0.CP07.

These updated packages include multiple bug fixes which are detailed in the Release Notes. The Release Notes will be available shortly from the link in the References section.

The following security issues are also fixed with this release :

The JMX Console configuration only specified an authentication requirement for requests that used the GET and POST HTTP 'verbs'. A remote attacker could create an HTTP request that does not specify GET or POST, causing it to be executed by the default GET handler without authentication. This release contains a JMX Console with an updated configuration that no longer specifies the HTTP verbs. This means that the authentication requirement is applied to all requests.
(CVE-2010-0738)

For the CVE-2010-0738 issue, if an immediate upgrade is not possible or the server deployment has been customized, a manual fix can be applied. Refer to the 'Security' subsection of the 'Issues fixed in this release' section (JBPAPP-3952) of the JBEAP Release Notes, linked to in the References, for details. Contact Red Hat JBoss Support for advice before making the changes noted in the Release Notes.

Red Hat would like to thank Stefano Di Paola and Giorgio Fedon of Minded Security for responsibly reporting the CVE-2010-0738 issue.

Unauthenticated access to the JBoss Application Server Web Console (/web-console) is blocked by default. However, it was found that this block was incomplete, and only blocked GET and POST HTTP verbs. A remote attacker could use this flaw to gain access to sensitive information. This release contains a Web Console with an updated configuration that now blocks all unauthenticated access to it by default. (CVE-2010-1428)

The RHSA-2008:0828 update fixed an issue (CVE-2008-3273) where unauthenticated users were able to access the status servlet; however, a bug fix included in the RHSA-2009:0349 update re-introduced the issue. A remote attacker could use this flaw to acquire details about deployed web contexts. (CVE-2010-1429)

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

All users of JBEAP 4.3 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 are advised to upgrade to these updated packages.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-0738

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-1428

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2010-1429

http://www.nessus.org/u?13c46bfa

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010:0379

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 63931

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2010-0379.nasl

Version: 1.29

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/24/2013

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:hibernate3, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:hibernate3-annotations, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:hibernate3-annotations-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:hibernate3-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jacorb, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jboss-aop, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jboss-cache, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jboss-messaging, 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-seam2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jboss-seam2-docs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbossas, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jbossas-4.3.0.GA_CP08-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:jbossws, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-eap-docs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rh-eap-docs-examples, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5

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: 4/27/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/28/2010

Exploitable With

CANVAS (CANVAS)

Core Impact

Metasploit (JBoss JMX Console Deployer Upload and Execute)

ExploitHub (EH-12-132)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0738, CVE-2010-1428, CVE-2010-1429

RHSA: 2010:0379