- Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (EAP)
How do we prevent the deserialization attack described in CVE-2016-3690?
We are moving from JBoss EAP 5.1.2. We found that port 4445 was now open and We would like to disable this port.
How to disable the
Pooled Invokerin JBoss EAP 5.x ?
Red Hat have responded to CVE 2016-3690 with advice to remove the pooled invoker mbean. It is noted that this vulnerability also affects JBoss 4 EAP will the same solution be suitable against 4.3 instances?
How to disable the Legacy Invoker Servlet in JBoss EAP 5.x?
$JBOSS_HOME/server/$PROFILE/deploy/legacy-invokers-service.xml and remove the
PooledInvoker MBean which will disable port 4445.
<mbean code="org.jboss.invocation.pooled.server.PooledInvoker" ... </mbean>
This netstat command will show if the port 4445 is listening or not:
netstat -anp | grep :4445
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