RHEL 6 : jasperreports-server-pro (RHSA-2014:0389)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79007
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn updated jasperreports-server-pro package that fixes one security issue is now available.
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 Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization reports package provides a suite of pre-configured reports and dashboards that enable you to monitor the system. The reports module is based on JasperReports and JasperServer, and can also be used to create ad-hoc reports.
XStream is a simple library used by the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization reports package to serialize and de-serialize objects to and from XML.
It was found that XStream could deserialize arbitrary user-supplied XML content, representing objects of any type. A remote attacker able to pass XML to XStream could use this flaw to perform a variety of attacks, including remote code execution in the context of the server running the XStream application. (CVE-2013-7285)
All jasperreports-server-pro users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains a backported patch to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected jasperreports-server-pro package.