RHEL 5 / 6 : JBoss Web Server (RHSA-2013:1428)

High Nessus Plugin ID 78973


The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.


An updated jakarta-commons-fileupload package that fixes one security issue is now available for Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0.2 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.

The Apache Commons FileUpload component can be used to add a file upload capability to your applications.

A flaw was found in the way the DiskFileItem class handled NULL characters in file names. A remote attacker able to supply a serialized instance of the DiskFileItem class, which will be deserialized on a server, could use this flaw to write arbitrary content to any location on the server that is accessible to the user running the application server process. (CVE-2013-2186)

Warning: Before applying the update, back up your existing Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Server installation (including all applications and configuration files).

All users of Red Hat JBoss Web Server 1.0.2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 are advised to upgrade to this updated package. The JBoss server process must be restarted for the update to take effect.


Update the affected jakarta-commons-fileupload package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 78973

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2013-1428.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/11/08

Modified: 2017/01/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jakarta-commons-fileupload, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/10/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2186

BID: 63174

OSVDB: 98703

RHSA: 2013:1428

TRA: TRA-2016-23