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Security Advisory Important: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.4 jboss-ec2-eap update

Advisory: RHSA-2015:1907-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2015-10-15
Last updated on: 2015-10-15
Affected Products: JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 EL6
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2015-5178
CVE-2015-5188
CVE-2015-5220

Details

Updated jboss-ec2-eap packages that fix three security issues, several
bugs, and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat JBoss
Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.4 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security
impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give
detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the
CVE links in the References section.

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 is a platform for Java
applications based on JBoss Application Server 7.

It was discovered that sending requests containing large headers to the Web
Console produced a Java OutOfMemoryError in the HTTP management interface.
An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service.
(CVE-2015-5220)

It was discovered that the EAP Management Console could be opened in an
IFRAME, which made it possible to intercept and manipulate requests.
An attacker could use this flaw to trick a user into performing arbitrary
actions in the Console (clickjacking). (CVE-2015-5178)

Note: Resolving this issue required a change in the way http requests are
sent in the Console; this change may affect users. See the Release Notes
linked to in the References section for details about this change.

It was discovered that when uploading a file using a multipart/form-data
submission to the EAP Web Console, the Console was vulnerable to Cross-Site
Request Forgery (CSRF). This meant that an attacker could use the flaw
together with a forgery attack to make changes to an authenticated
instance. (CVE-2015-5188)

The CVE-2015-5220 issue was discovered by Aaron Ogburn of Red Hat GSS
Middleware Team, and the CVE-2015-5188 issue was discovered by Jason Greene
of the Red Hat Middleware Engineering Team.

* The jboss-ec2-eap packages provide scripts for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise
Application Platform running on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic
Compute Cloud (EC2). With this update, the packages have been updated to
ensure compatibility with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
6.4.4. Documentation for these changes is available from the link in the
References section.

All jboss-ec2-eap users of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
6.4 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages. The JBoss server process must be restarted for the update to
take effect.


Solution

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied. Also, make sure to back up any
modified configuration files, deployments, and all user data.
After applying the update, restart the instance of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise
Application Platform for the changes to take effect.

For details on how to apply this update, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

Updated packages

JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 EL6

SRPMS:
jboss-ec2-eap-7.5.4-1.Final_redhat_4.ep6.el6.src.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:2836
    MD5: 6cb2703c28a04393e9e30df640d1d58e
SHA-256: aac646d68856ba85fee3b9f12678a8f123bdb94de091f20399bb848f559bc753
 
IA-32:
jboss-ec2-eap-7.5.4-1.Final_redhat_4.ep6.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:2836
    MD5: d084d63c078a2846d41a72805795f399
SHA-256: b50bd2aca601007656bfa756fa87c8d0b2b6f1c3b0ab1d6db55b266de4f35d99
jboss-ec2-eap-samples-7.5.4-1.Final_redhat_4.ep6.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:2836
    MD5: 134ddddf3c582c7757cdc29aaf2897c8
SHA-256: 7b63f4662be025f095a29db61037792124d8bdf79ffdd3733d15cc8d8afff209
 
x86_64:
jboss-ec2-eap-7.5.4-1.Final_redhat_4.ep6.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:2836
    MD5: d084d63c078a2846d41a72805795f399
SHA-256: b50bd2aca601007656bfa756fa87c8d0b2b6f1c3b0ab1d6db55b266de4f35d99
jboss-ec2-eap-samples-7.5.4-1.Final_redhat_4.ep6.el6.noarch.rpm
File outdated by:  RHBA-2016:2836
    MD5: 134ddddf3c582c7757cdc29aaf2897c8
SHA-256: 7b63f4662be025f095a29db61037792124d8bdf79ffdd3733d15cc8d8afff209
 
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

1250552 - CVE-2015-5178 JBoss AS/WildFly: missing X-Frame-Options header leading to clickjacking
1252885 - CVE-2015-5188 JBoss EAP: CSRF vulnerability in EAP & WildFly Web Console
1255597 - CVE-2015-5220 OOME from EAP 6 http management console


References



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