RHEL 6 : jasperreports-server-pro (RHSA-2014:0389)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 79007


The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.


An 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.


Update the affected jasperreports-server-pro package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 79007

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2014-0389.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/11/08

Modified: 2017/01/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:jasperreports-server-pro, 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: 2014/04/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-7285

OSVDB: 102253

RHSA: 2014:0389