RHEL 7 : JBoss EAP (RHSA-2017:3455)


An update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. 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. Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform is a platform for Java applications based on the JBoss Application Server. This release of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.1.0 serves as a replacement for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0.0, and includes bug fixes and enhancements, which are documented in the Release Notes document linked to in the References. Security Fix(es) : * A Denial of Service can be caused when a long request is sent to EAP 7. (CVE-2016-7046) * The jboss init script unsafe file handling resulting in local privilege escalation. (CVE-2016-8656) * A deserialization vulnerability via readValue method of ObjectMapper which allows arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2017-7525) * JMSObjectMessage deserializes potentially malicious objects allowing Remote Code Execution. (CVE-2016-4978) * Undertow is vulnerable to the injection of arbitrary HTTP headers, and also response splitting. (CVE-2016-4993) * The domain controller will not propagate its administrative RBAC configuration to some slaves leading to escalate their privileges. (CVE-2016-5406) * Internal IP address disclosed on redirect when request header Host field is not set. (CVE-2016-6311) * Potential EAP resource starvation DOS attack via GET requests for server log files. (CVE-2016-8627) * Inefficient Header Cache could cause denial of service. (CVE-2016-9589) * The log file viewer allows arbitrary file read to authenticated user via path traversal. (CVE-2017-2595) * HTTP Request smuggling vulnerability due to permitting invalid characters in HTTP requests. (CVE-2017-2666) * Websocket non clean close can cause IO thread to get stuck in a loop. (CVE-2017-2670) * Privilege escalation with security manager's reflective permissions when granted to Hibernate Validator. (CVE-2017-7536) * Potential http request smuggling as Undertow parses the http headers with unusual whitespaces. (CVE-2017-7559) * Properties based files of the management and the application realm are world readable allowing access to users and roles information to all the users logged in to the system. (CVE-2017-12167) * RBAC configuration allows users with a Monitor role to view the sensitive information. (CVE-2016-7061) * Improper whitespace parsing leading to potential HTTP request smuggling. (CVE-2017-12165) Red Hat would like to thank Liao Xinxi (NSFOCUS) for reporting CVE-2017-7525; Calum Hutton (NCC Group) and Mikhail Egorov (Odin) for reporting CVE-2016-4993; Luca Bueti for reporting CVE-2016-6311; Gabriel Lavoie (Halogen Software) for reporting CVE-2016-9589; and Gregory Ramsperger and Ryan Moak for reporting CVE-2017-2670. The CVE-2016-5406 issue was discovered by Tomaz Cerar (Red Hat); the CVE-2016-8627 issue was discovered by Darran Lofthouse (Red Hat) and Brian Stansberry (Red Hat); the CVE-2017-2666 issue was discovered by Radim Hatlapatka (Red Hat); the CVE-2017-7536 issue was discovered by Gunnar Morling (Red Hat); the CVE-2017-7559 and CVE-2017-12165 issues were discovered by Stuart Douglas (Red Hat); and the CVE-2017-12167 issue was discovered by Brian Stansberry (Red Hat) and Jeremy Choi (Red Hat). Upstream acknowledges WildFly as the original reporter of CVE-2016-6311.