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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

      Moderate: JBoss Enterprise Data Services Platform 5.3.0 update
                             21 September 2012


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           JBoss Enterprise Data Services Platform
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 5
                   Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6
                   Windows Server 2003
                   Windows Server 2008
Impact/Access:     Provide Misleading Information -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Unauthorised Access            -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-3431  

Original Bulletin: 

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

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: JBoss Enterprise Data Services Platform 5.3.0 update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2012:1301-01
Product:           JBoss Enterprise Middleware
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1301.html
Issue date:        2012-09-20
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-3431 

1. Summary:

JBoss Enterprise Data Services Platform 5.3.0 roll up patch 1, which fixes
one security issue and various bugs, is now available from the Red Hat
Customer Portal.

The Red Hat Security Response Team 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 References section.

2. Description:

JBoss Enterprise Data Services Platform extends JBoss Enterprise SOA
Platform to provide services for data virtualization, federation, and

This roll up patch serves as a cumulative upgrade for JBoss Enterprise Data
Services Platform 5.3.0. It includes various bug fixes. The following
security issue is also fixed with this release:

It was found that the Teiid JDBC (Java Database Connectivity) socket did
not encrypt client log in messages by default. A man-in-the-middle
attacker could use this flaw to obtain log in credentials and other JDBC
traffic. (CVE-2012-3431)

This issue was discovered by Steven Hawkins of Red Hat.

All users of JBoss Enterprise Data Services Platform 5.3.0 as provided from
the Red Hat Customer Portal are advised to apply this roll up patch.

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 Data Services Platform installation (including
its databases, applications, configuration files, and so on).

Note that it is recommended to halt the JBoss Enterprise Data Services
Platform server by stopping the JBoss Application Server process before
installing this update, and then after installing the update, restart the
JBoss Enterprise Data Services Platform server by starting the JBoss
Application Server process.

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

843669 - CVE-2012-3431 Teiid: JDBC socket does not encrypt client login messages by default

5. References:


6. Contact:

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

Copyright 2012 Red Hat, Inc.
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