RHSA-2018:0630 - Security Advisory
Important: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4 security update
Security Advisory: Important
Updated packages that provide Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
6.4 and fix three security issues, several bugs, and add various
enhancements are now available from the Red Hat Customer Portal.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. 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 is a platform for Java
applications based on the JBoss Application Server.
This asynchronous patch is a security update for slf4j package in Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.
- An XML deserialization vulnerability was discovered in slf4j's EventData which accepts xml serialized string and can lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2018-8088)
The Simple Logging Facade for Java or (SLF4J) is a simple facade for various logging APIs allowing the end-user to plug in the desired implementation at deployment time. SLF4J also allows for a gradual migration path away from Jakarta Commons Logging (JCL).
Red Hat would like to thank Chris McCown for reporting CVE-2018-8088.
Before applying this update, back up your existing Red Hat JBoss Enterprise
Application Platform installation and deployed applications.
The References section of this erratum contains a download link (you must log in to download the update).
The JBoss server process must be restarted for the update to take effect.
- JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Text-Only Advisories x86_64
- BZ - 1548909 - CVE-2018-8088 slf4j: Deserialisation vulnerability in EventData constructor can allow for arbitrary code execution
JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Text-Only Advisories