RHSA-2014:1833 - Security Advisory
Security Advisory: Important
Red Hat Insights patch analysis
Identify and remediate systems affected by this advisory.
Updated packages for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 that fix
two security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5,
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important 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.
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 discovered that the HttpClient incorrectly extracted host name from
an X.509 certificate subject's Common Name (CN) field. A man-in-the-middle
attacker could use this flaw to spoof an SSL server using a specially
crafted X.509 certificate. (CVE-2012-6153, CVE-2014-3577)
The CVE-2012-6153 issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of Red Hat
For additional information on these flaws, refer to the Knowledgebase
article in the References section.
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
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
JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 for RHEL 6
JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 for RHEL 5