RHSA-2013:1219 - Security Advisory
Security Advisory: Moderate
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Identify and remediate systems affected by this advisory.
An updated xml-security package that fixes one security issue is now
available for Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5.2.0 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4, 5, and 6.
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.
Apache Santuario implements the XML Signature Syntax and Processing and XML
Encryption Syntax and Processing standards.
A flaw was found in the way Apache Santuario XML Security for Java
validated XML signatures. Santuario allowed a signature to specify an
arbitrary canonicalization algorithm, which would be applied to the
SignedInfo XML fragment. A remote attacker could exploit this to spoof an
XML signature via a specially-crafted XML signature block. (CVE-2013-2172)
Warning: Before applying this update, back up your existing Red Hat JBoss
Web Platform installation (including all applications and configuration
All users of Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5.2.0 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4, 5, and 6 are advised to upgrade to this updated package. The JBoss
server process must be restarted for the update to take effect.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
- JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 for RHEL 6 x86_64
- JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 for RHEL 6 i386
- JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 for RHEL 5 x86_64
- JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 for RHEL 5 i386
- BZ - 999263 - CVE-2013-2172 Apache Santuario XML Security for Java: XML signature spoofing
JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 for RHEL 6
JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 for RHEL 5