ESB-2018.1647 - [Linux][RedHat] xmlrpc3: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-06-01

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                               ESB-2018.1647
                    Important: xmlrpc3 security update
                                1 June 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           xmlrpc3
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS/Desktop 6
                   Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-5003  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1779

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Red Hat. It is recommended that administrators
         running xmlrpc3 check for an updated version of the software for 
         their operating system.

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: xmlrpc3 security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2018:1779-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1779
Issue date:        2018-05-31
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-5003 
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1. Summary:

An update for xmlrpc3 is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update 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.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6) - noarch
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6) - noarch
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) - noarch
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6) - noarch

3. Description:

Apache XML-RPC is a Java implementation of XML-RPC, a popular protocol that
uses XML over HTTP to implement remote procedure calls.

Security Fix(es):

* xmlrpc: Deserialization of untrusted Java object through
<ex:serializable> tag (CVE-2016-5003)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in
the References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1508123 - CVE-2016-5003 xmlrpc: Deserialization of untrusted Java object through <ex:serializable> tag

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6):

Source:
xmlrpc3-3.0-4.17.el6_9.src.rpm

noarch:
xmlrpc3-client-3.0-4.17.el6_9.noarch.rpm
xmlrpc3-common-3.0-4.17.el6_9.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6):

noarch:
xmlrpc3-client-devel-3.0-4.17.el6_9.noarch.rpm
xmlrpc3-common-devel-3.0-4.17.el6_9.noarch.rpm
xmlrpc3-javadoc-3.0-4.17.el6_9.noarch.rpm
xmlrpc3-server-3.0-4.17.el6_9.noarch.rpm
xmlrpc3-server-devel-3.0-4.17.el6_9.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6):

Source:
xmlrpc3-3.0-4.17.el6_9.src.rpm

noarch:
xmlrpc3-client-3.0-4.17.el6_9.noarch.rpm
xmlrpc3-common-3.0-4.17.el6_9.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6):

noarch:
xmlrpc3-client-devel-3.0-4.17.el6_9.noarch.rpm
xmlrpc3-common-devel-3.0-4.17.el6_9.noarch.rpm
xmlrpc3-javadoc-3.0-4.17.el6_9.noarch.rpm
xmlrpc3-server-3.0-4.17.el6_9.noarch.rpm
xmlrpc3-server-devel-3.0-4.17.el6_9.noarch.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-5003
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2018 Red Hat, Inc.
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