RHSA-2018:2867 - Security Advisory
Security Advisory: Important
An update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.0 for RHEL 6 and Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.0 for RHEL 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this release 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 Web Server is a fully integrated and certified set of components for hosting Java web applications. It is comprised of the Apache Tomcat Servlet container, JBoss HTTP Connector (mod_cluster), the PicketLink Vault extension for Apache Tomcat, and the Tomcat Native library.
This release of Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.0 Service Pack 1 serves as a replacement for Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.0, and includes bug fixes, which are documented in the Release Notes document linked to in the References.
- tomcat: Information Disclosure (CVE-2018-8037)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
Before applying the update, back up your existing Red Hat JBoss Web Server installation (including all applications and configuration files).
For details on how to apply this update, refer to:
- JBoss Enterprise Web Server Text-Only Advisories x86_64
- BZ - 1607582 - CVE-2018-8037 tomcat: Due to a mishandling of close in NIO/NIO2 connectors user sessions can get mixed up