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ESB-2014.1039 - [Win][RedHat][Solaris] Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote/unauthenticated

Date: 26 June 2014
References: ESB-2014.1021  ESB-2014.1040  ESB-2015.2574  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2014.1039
  Important: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 security update
                               26 June 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS/ES/WS 4
                   Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5
                   Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0248  

Reference:         ESB-2014.1021

Original Bulletin: 
   https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0791.html
   https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0792.html

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Red Hat. It is recommended that administrators
         running Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 check for an 
         updated version of the software for their operating system.
         
         This bulletin contains two (2) Red Hat security advisories.

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2014:0791-01
Product:           Red Hat JBoss Web Platform
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0791.html
Issue date:        2014-06-25
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0248 
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1. Summary:

An update for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 that fixes one
security issue is now available from the Red Hat Customer Portal.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
Important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.

2. Description:

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform is a platform for Java applications,
which integrates the JBoss Web Server with JBoss Hibernate and JBoss Seam.

It was found that the org.jboss.seam.web.AuthenticationFilter class
implementation did not properly use Seam logging. A remote attacker could
send specially crafted authentication headers to an application, which
could result in arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user
running that application. (CVE-2014-0248)

The CVE-2014-0248 issue was discovered by Marek Schmidt of Red Hat.

All users of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 as provided from
the Red Hat Customer Portal are advised to apply this update. The JBoss
server process must be restarted for this update to take effect.

3. Solution:

The References section of this erratum contains a download link (you must
log in to download the update). Before applying the update, back up your
existing JBoss Enterprise Web Platform installation (including all
applications and configuration files).

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

1101619 - CVE-2014-0248 JBoss Seam: RCE via unsafe logging in AuthenticationFilter

5. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0248.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/listSoftware.html?product=enterpriseweb.platform&downloadType=securityPatches&version=5.2.0

6. Contact:

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

Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2014:0792-01
Product:           Red Hat JBoss Web Platform
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0792.html
Issue date:        2014-06-25
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0248 
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1. Summary:

Updated packages for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 that fix
one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5,
and 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
Important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS - noarch
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 4 ES - noarch
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server - noarch
Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server - noarch

3. Description:

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform is a platform for Java applications,
which integrates the JBoss Web Server with JBoss Hibernate and JBoss Seam.

It was found that the org.jboss.seam.web.AuthenticationFilter class
implementation did not properly use Seam logging. A remote attacker could
send specially crafted authentication headers to an application, which
could result in arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the user
running that application. (CVE-2014-0248)

The CVE-2014-0248 issue was discovered by Marek Schmidt of Red Hat.

All users of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 on Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 4, 5, and 6 are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages. The JBoss server process must be restarted for the update to take
effect.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied. Also, back up your existing Red
Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 installation (including all
applications and configuration files).

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the
Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
https://access.redhat.com/knowledge/articles/11258

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

1101619 - CVE-2014-0248 JBoss Seam: RCE via unsafe logging in AuthenticationFilter

6. Package List:

Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 4 AS:

Source:
jboss-seam2-2.2.6.EAP5-10.ep5.el4.src.rpm

noarch:
jboss-seam2-2.2.6.EAP5-10.ep5.el4.noarch.rpm
jboss-seam2-docs-2.2.6.EAP5-10.ep5.el4.noarch.rpm
jboss-seam2-examples-2.2.6.EAP5-10.ep5.el4.noarch.rpm
jboss-seam2-runtime-2.2.6.EAP5-10.ep5.el4.noarch.rpm

Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 4 ES:

Source:
jboss-seam2-2.2.6.EAP5-10.ep5.el4.src.rpm

noarch:
jboss-seam2-2.2.6.EAP5-10.ep5.el4.noarch.rpm
jboss-seam2-docs-2.2.6.EAP5-10.ep5.el4.noarch.rpm
jboss-seam2-examples-2.2.6.EAP5-10.ep5.el4.noarch.rpm
jboss-seam2-runtime-2.2.6.EAP5-10.ep5.el4.noarch.rpm

Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 5 Server:

Source:
jboss-seam2-2.2.6.EAP5-12.ep5.el5.src.rpm

noarch:
jboss-seam2-2.2.6.EAP5-12.ep5.el5.noarch.rpm
jboss-seam2-docs-2.2.6.EAP5-12.ep5.el5.noarch.rpm
jboss-seam2-examples-2.2.6.EAP5-12.ep5.el5.noarch.rpm
jboss-seam2-runtime-2.2.6.EAP5-12.ep5.el5.noarch.rpm

Red Hat JBoss Web Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Server:

Source:
jboss-seam2-2.2.6.EAP5-16.el6_5.src.rpm

noarch:
jboss-seam2-2.2.6.EAP5-16.el6_5.noarch.rpm
jboss-seam2-docs-2.2.6.EAP5-16.el6_5.noarch.rpm
jboss-seam2-examples-2.2.6.EAP5-16.el6_5.noarch.rpm
jboss-seam2-runtime-2.2.6.EAP5-16.el6_5.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/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-0248.html
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 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
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