RHSA-2014:0886 - Security Advisory
Security Advisory: Important
An update for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.2.0 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.
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform is a platform for Java
applications, which integrates the JBoss Application Server with JBoss
Hibernate and JBoss Seam.
It was found that the implementation of the
provided a DocumentBuilderFactory that would expand entity references.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to read files
accessible to the user running the application server, and potentially
perform other more advanced XXE attacks. (CVE-2014-3530)
Red Hat would like to thank Alexander Papadakis for reporting this issue.
All users of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.2.0 as
provided from the Red Hat Customer Portal are advised to apply this update.
The JBoss server process must be restarted for this update to take effect.
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).
- JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Text-Only Advisories x86_64
- BZ - 1112987 - CVE-2014-3530 PicketLink: XXE via insecure DocumentBuilderFactory usage