RHEL 6 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2017:0170)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 96971
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 6.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
This release of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0.4 serves as a replacement for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0.3, and includes bug fixes and enhancements, which are documented in the Release Notes, linked to in the References section.
Security Fix(es) :
* An EAP feature to download server log files allows logs to be available via GET requests making them vulnerable to cross-origin attacks. An attacker could trigger the user's browser to request the log files consuming enough resources that normal server functioning could be impaired. (CVE-2016-8627)
* It was discovered that when configuring RBAC and marking information as sensitive, users with a Monitor role are able to view the sensitive information. (CVE-2016-7061)
The CVE-2016-8627 issue was discovered by Darran Lofthouse and Brian Stansberry (Red Hat).
Before applying this update, back up your existing Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform installation and deployed applications.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.