Security Advisory Moderate: JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform 5.3.0 update

Advisory: RHSA-2012:1165-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Moderate
Issued on: 2012-08-13
Last updated on: 2012-08-13
Affected Products:
CVEs (cve.mitre.org): CVE-2011-2908

Details

JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform 5.3.0 roll up patch 1, which fixes one
security issue and various bugs, is now available from the Red Hat Customer
Portal.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate
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.

JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform is a business rules management system for
the management, storage, creation, modification, and deployment of JBoss
Rules.

This roll up patch serves as a cumulative upgrade for JBoss Enterprise BRMS
Platform 5.3.0. It includes various bug fixes. The following security issue
is also fixed with this release:

It was found that the JMX Console did not protect against Cross-Site
Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. If a remote attacker could trick a user,
who was logged into the JMX Console, into visiting a specially-crafted URL,
the attacker could perform operations on MBeans, which may lead to
arbitrary code execution in the context of the JBoss server process.
(CVE-2011-2908)

All users of JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform 5.3.0 as provided from the Red
Hat Customer Portal are advised to apply this roll up patch.


Solution

The References section of this erratum contains a download link (you must
log in to download the update). Before applying the update, back up your
existing JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform installation (including its
databases, applications, configuration files, and so on).

Note that it is recommended to halt the JBoss Enterprise BRMS Platform
server by stopping the JBoss Application Server process before installing
this update, and then after installing the update, restart the JBoss
Enterprise BRMS Platform server by starting the JBoss Application Server
process.

Updated packages


Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

730176 - CVE-2011-2908 CSRF on jmx-console allows invocation of operations on mbeans


References



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