RHSA-2017:1255 - Security Advisory
Moderate: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform security update
Security Advisory: Moderate
An update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. 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.
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 is a platform for Java applications based on JBoss Application Server 7.
This release of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.15 serves as a replacement for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.14, and includes bug fixes and enhancements, which are documented in the Release Notes document linked to in the References.
- It was discovered that under certain conditions RESTEasy could be forced to parse a request with YamlProvider, resulting in unmarshalling of potentially untrusted data. An attacker could possibly use this flaw execute arbitrary code with the permissions of the application using RESTEasy. (CVE-2016-9606)
Red Hat would like to thank Moritz Bechler (AgNO3 GmbH & Co. KG) for reporting these issues.
Before applying this update, back up your existing Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform installation and deployed applications.
For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:
- JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Text-Only Advisories x86_64
- BZ - 1400644 - CVE-2016-9606 Resteasy: Yaml unmarshalling vulnerable to RCE
JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Text-Only Advisories