RHSA-2014:0898 - Security Advisory
Important: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 security update
Security Advisory: Important
Updated packages for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 that fix
one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5,
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 Web Platform is a platform for Java applications,
which integrates the JBoss Web 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 Web Platform 5.2.0 on Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and 6 are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages. The JBoss server process must be restarted for the update to take
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied. Also, back up your existing Red
Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 installation (including all
applications and configuration files).
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 - 1112987 - CVE-2014-3530 PicketLink: XXE via insecure DocumentBuilderFactory usage
JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 for RHEL 6
JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 for RHEL 5