RHSA-2016:1374 - Security Advisory
Security Advisory: Critical
A security update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Portal Platform from the Customer Portal.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Critical. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
JBoss Portal Platform provides an integrated open source platform for hosting and serving a portal's web interface, aggregating, publishing, and managing its content, and personalizing its experience.
This asynchronous patch is a security update for JGroups package in Red Hat JBoss Portal Platform 6.2. More information about this vulnerability is available at: https://access.redhat.com/articles/2360521
- It was found that JGroups did not require necessary headers for encrypt and auth protocols from new nodes joining the cluster. An attacker could use this flaw to bypass security restrictions, and use this vulnerability to send and receive messages within the cluster, leading to information disclosure, message spoofing, or further possible attacks. (CVE-2016-2141)
The CVE-2016-2141 issue was discovered by Dennis Reed (Red Hat).
The References section of this erratum contains a download link (you must log in to download the update). Before applying the update, back up all applications deployed on JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform, along with all customized configuration files, and any databases and database settings.
The JBoss server process must be restarted for the update to take effect.
- Red Hat JBoss Middleware Text-Only Advisories for MIDDLEWARE 1 x86_64
- BZ - 1313589 - CVE-2016-2141 JGroups: Authorization bypass
Red Hat JBoss Middleware Text-Only Advisories for MIDDLEWARE 1