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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Moderate: Red Hat JBoss Portal 6.2.0 security update
15 July 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Red Hat JBoss Portal 6.2.0
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Unauthorised Access -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2015-3244
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Red Hat. It is recommended that administrators
running Red Hat JBoss Portal 6.2.0 check for an updated version of
the software for their operating system.
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Moderate: Red Hat JBoss Portal 6.2.0 security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2015:1226-01
Product: Red Hat JBoss Portal
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1226.html
Issue date: 2015-07-14
CVE Names: CVE-2015-3244
An update for the PortletBridge component of Red Hat JBoss Portal 6.2.0
that fixes one security issue is now available from the Red Hat
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
Red Hat JBoss Portal is the open source implementation of the Java EE suite
of services and Portal services running atop Red Hat JBoss Enterprise
It was found that JavaServer Faces PortletBridge-based portlets using
GenericPortlet's default resource serving did not restrict access to
resources within the web application. An attacker could set the resource ID
field of a URL to potentially bypass security constraints and gain access
to restricted resources. (CVE-2015-3244)
Red Hat would like to thank Liferay, Inc. for reporting this issue.
All users of Red Hat JBoss Portal 6.2.0 as provided from the Red Hat
Customer Portal are advised to apply this update.
The References section of this erratum contains a download link (you must
log in to download the update). Before applying the update, back up all
applications deployed on JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform, along with all
customized configuration files, and any databases and database settings.
4. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1232908 - CVE-2015-3244 JSF: Information disclosure due to missing access restriction in portlet resource dispatching
The Red Hat security contact is <email@example.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2015 Red Hat, Inc.
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