RHSA-2014:0252 - Security Advisory
Security Advisory: Moderate
An update for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.2.1 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 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.
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 is a platform for Java
applications based on JBoss Application Server 7.
A denial of service flaw was found in the way Apache Commons FileUpload,
which is embedded in the JBoss Web component of JBoss EAP, handled
small-sized buffers used by MultipartStream. A remote attacker could use
this flaw to create a malformed Content-Type header for a multipart
request, causing JBoss Web to enter an infinite loop when processing such
an incoming request. (CVE-2014-0050)
All users of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.2.1 as
provided from the Red Hat Customer Portal are advised to apply this update.
The JBoss server process must be restarted for the update to take effect.
The References section of this erratum contains a download link (you must
log in to download the update). Before applying this update, back up your
existing Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform installation and
- JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Text-Only Advisories x86_64
- BZ - 1062337 - CVE-2014-0050 apache-commons-fileupload: denial of service due to too-small buffer size used by MultipartStream