RHSA-2013:0632 - Security Advisory
Moderate: jbossweb security update
Security Advisory: Moderate
An update for JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.2.0 which fixes
multiple security issues is now available from the Red Hat Customer Portal.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate
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.
JBoss Web is the web container, based on Apache Tomcat, in JBoss Enterprise
Application Platform. It provides a single deployment platform for the
JavaServer Pages (JSP) and Java Servlet technologies.
Multiple weaknesses were found in the JBoss Web DIGEST authentication
implementation, effectively reducing the security normally provided by
DIGEST authentication. A remote attacker could use these flaws to perform
replay attacks in some circumstances. (CVE-2012-5885, CVE-2012-5886,
Warning: Before applying this update, back up your existing JBoss
Enterprise Application Platform installation (including all applications
and configuration files).
All users of JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.2.0 as provided from
the Red Hat Customer Portal are advised to apply this update.
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 Application Platform installation (including all
applications and configuration files).
The JBoss server process must be restarted for this update to take effect.
- JBoss Enterprise Application Platform from RHUI 5 x86_64
- JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 for RHEL 6 x86_64
- JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Text-Only Advisories x86_64
- BZ - 873664 - CVE-2012-5885 CVE-2012-5886 CVE-2012-5887 tomcat: three DIGEST authentication implementation issues