CVE-2016-3737

Impact:
Critical
Public Date:
2016-05-06
Bugzilla:
1333618: CVE-2016-3737 JON: The agent/server communication deserializes data, and does not require authentication
It was discovered that sending specially crafted HTTP request to the JON server would allow deserialization of that message without authentication. An attacker could use this flaw to cause remote code execution.

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Statement

It is not feasible to correct this issue with a code change as client SSL certificates need to be created in order to support client authentication. The installation documentation notes how to mitigate this through the creation of certificates to support SSL authentication. This mitigation is the best way to correct this issue and, as a result, we will not be releasing any patches to correct the issue.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 9
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Complete

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Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Operations Network 3 Core Server Will not fix

Mitigation

Apply the configuration changes described in the documentation here: https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_JBoss_Operations_Network/3.3/html/Admin_and_Config/JBoss_ON_and_SSL-Authentication.html For more information, refer to https://access.redhat.com/articles/2570101.

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