RHEL 6 : jboss-ec2-eap bug fix (RHSA-2015:1673)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85619
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn updated jboss-ec2-eap package that that fixes a security issue, fixes several bugs and adds various enhancements is now available for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.3 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 is a platform for Java EE applications. It is based on JBoss Application Server 7 and incorporates multiple open-source projects to provide a complete Java EE platform solution.
* The jboss-ec2-eap package provides scripts for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform running on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). With this update, the package has been updated to ensure compatibility with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.3. (BZ#1228766)
The following security issue is also fixed with this release :
It was discovered that under specific conditions that PicketLink IDP ignores role based authorization. This could lead to an authenticated user being able to access application resources that are not permitted for a given role. (CVE-2015-3158)
Users of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.2 jboss-ec2-eap are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which fixes these bugs and adds these enhancements.
SolutionUpdate the affected jboss-ec2-eap and / or jboss-ec2-eap-samples packages.