Public Date:
1382352: CVE-2016-6808 mod_jk: Buffer overflow when concatenating virtual host name and URI
It was found that the length checks prior to writing to the target buffer for creating a virtual host mapping rule did not take account of the length of the virtual host name, creating the potential for a buffer overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2016-6808 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 8.1
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Core Services 1 RHSA-2016:2957 2016-12-15
Red Hat JBoss Core Services on RHEL 7 Server (jbcs-httpd24-mod_jk) RHSA-2017:0194 2017-01-25
Red Hat JBoss Core Services on RHEL 6 Server (jbcs-httpd24-mod_jk) RHSA-2017:0193 2017-01-25

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3 mod_jk Affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 2 mod_jk Affected
Red Hat JBoss EWS 1 mod_jk Under investigation
Red Hat JBoss EAP 6 mod_jk Affected
Red Hat JBoss EAP 5 mod_jk Under investigation
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.

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