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Security Advisory Important: JBoss Enterprise Web Server 1.0.2 security update

Advisory: RHSA-2011:1330-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Important
Issued on: 2011-09-21
Last updated on: 2011-09-21
Affected Products:
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2011-3192

Details

An update for the Apache HTTP Server component for JBoss Enterprise Web
Server 1.0.2 that fixes one security issue is now available from the Red
Hat Customer Portal.

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 Apache HTTP Server is a popular web server.

A flaw was found in the way the Apache HTTP Server handled Range HTTP
headers. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause the Apache HTTP
Server to use an excessive amount of memory and CPU time via HTTP requests
with a specially-crafted Range header. (CVE-2011-3192)

All users of JBoss Enterprise Web Server 1.0.2 as provided from the Red Hat
Customer Portal are advised to apply this update.


Solution

The References section of this erratum contains a download link (you must
log in to download the update). Before applying the update, backup your
existing JBoss Enterprise Web Server installation (including all
applications and configuration files).

The JBoss server process must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Updated packages


Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

732928 - CVE-2011-3192 httpd: multiple ranges DoS


References



These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from:
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

The Red Hat security contact is secalert@redhat.com. More contact details at http://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/