CVE-2016-8627

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-01-18
IAVA:
2017-A-0027
CWE:
CWE-400
Bugzilla:
1388240: CVE-2016-8627 admin-cli: Potential EAP resource starvation DOS attack via GET requests for server log files
An EAP feature to download server log files allows logs to be available via GET requests making them vulnerable to cross-origin attacks. An attacker could trigger the user's browser to request the log files consuming enough resources that normal server functioning could be impaired.

Find out more about CVE-2016-8627 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 6 Server (eap7-jboss-ec2-eap) RHSA-2017:3458 2017-12-13
Red Hat JBoss EAP 7 RHSA-2017:0172 2017-01-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 7 Server (eap7-jboss-ec2-eap) RHSA-2017:3458 2017-12-13
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 7 Server RHSA-2017:0171 2017-01-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 7 Server RHSA-2017:3455 2017-12-13
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server (jboss-ec2-eap) RHSA-2017:0250 2017-02-02
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2017:3454 2017-12-13
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2017:0244 2017-02-02
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4 RHSA-2017:0247 2017-02-02
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 6 Server (eap7-jboss-ec2-eap) RHSA-2017:0173 2017-01-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 6 Server RHSA-2017:0170 2017-01-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 for RHEL 5 Server RHSA-2017:0246 2017-02-02
Red Hat JBoss EAP 7 RHSA-2017:3456 2017-12-13
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 7 Server (eap7-jboss-ec2-eap) RHSA-2017:0173 2017-01-18
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.3 for RHEL 7 Server RHSA-2017:0245 2017-02-02

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Darran Lofthouse (Red Hat) and Brian Stansberry (Red Hat).

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