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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2021.3327
              Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.5.1 Security Update
                              7 October 2021

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.5.1
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2021-41079  

Reference:         ESB-2021.3192
                   ESB-2021.3123

Original Bulletin: 
   https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:3743
   https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:3741

Comment: This bulletin contains two (2) Red Hat security advisories.

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.5.1 Security Update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2021:3743-01
Product:           Red Hat JBoss Web Server
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:3743
Issue date:        2021-10-06
CVE Names:         CVE-2021-41079 
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1. Summary:

Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.5.1 zip release is now available for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, and Microsoft Windows.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this release 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. Description:

Red Hat JBoss Web Server is a fully integrated and certified set of
components for hosting Java web applications. It is comprised of the Apache
Tomcat Servlet container, JBoss HTTP Connector (mod_cluster), the
PicketLink Vault extension for Apache Tomcat, and the Tomcat Native
library.

This release of Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.5.1 serves as a replacement for
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.5.0, and includes bug fixes, enhancements and
component upgrades, which are documented in the Release Notes, linked to in
the References.

Security Fix(es):

* tomcat: Apache Tomcat DoS with unexpected TLS packet (CVE-2021-41079)

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

3. Solution:

Before applying the update, back up your existing installation, including
all applications, configuration files, databases and database settings, and
so on.

The References section of this erratum contains a download link for the
update. You must be logged in to download the update.

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

2004820 - CVE-2021-41079 tomcat: Infinite loop while reading an unexpected TLS packet when using OpenSSL JSSE engine

5. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2021-41079
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

6. Contact:

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

Copyright 2021 Red Hat, Inc.
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.5.1 Security Update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2021:3741-01
Product:           Red Hat JBoss Web Server
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2021:3741
Issue date:        2021-10-06
CVE Names:         CVE-2021-41079 
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1. Summary:

Updated Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.5.1 packages are now available for Red
Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this release 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 JBoss Web Server 5.5 for RHEL 7 Server - noarch
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.5 for RHEL 8 - noarch

3. Description:

Red Hat JBoss Web Server is a fully integrated and certified set of
components for hosting Java web applications. It is comprised of the Apache
Tomcat Servlet container, JBoss HTTP Connector (mod_cluster), the
PicketLink Vault extension for Apache Tomcat, and the Tomcat Native
library.

This release of Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.5.1 serves as a replacement for
Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.5.0, and includes bug fixes, enhancements and
component upgrades, which are documented in the Release Notes, linked to in
the References.

Security Fix(es):

* tomcat: Apache Tomcat DoS with unexpected TLS packet (CVE-2021-41079)

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

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

For details on how to apply this update, refer to:

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

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

2004820 - CVE-2021-41079 tomcat: Infinite loop while reading an unexpected TLS packet when using OpenSSL JSSE engine

6. Package List:

Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.5 for RHEL 7 Server:

Source:
jws5-tomcat-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el7jws.src.rpm

noarch:
jws5-tomcat-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el7jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-admin-webapps-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el7jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-docs-webapp-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el7jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-el-3.0-api-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el7jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-java-jdk11-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el7jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-java-jdk8-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el7jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-javadoc-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el7jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-jsp-2.3-api-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el7jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-lib-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el7jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-selinux-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el7jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-servlet-4.0-api-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el7jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-webapps-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el7jws.noarch.rpm

Red Hat JBoss Web Server 5.5 for RHEL 8:

Source:
jws5-tomcat-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el8jws.src.rpm

noarch:
jws5-tomcat-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el8jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-admin-webapps-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el8jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-docs-webapp-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el8jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-el-3.0-api-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el8jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-javadoc-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el8jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-jsp-2.3-api-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el8jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-lib-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el8jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-selinux-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el8jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-servlet-4.0-api-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el8jws.noarch.rpm
jws5-tomcat-webapps-9.0.43-13.redhat_00013.1.el8jws.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-2021-41079
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 2021 Red Hat, Inc.
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