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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Moderate: Red Hat JBoss Operations Network 3.2.1 update
7 May 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Red Hat JBoss Operations Network
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Red Hat
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2014-0050 CVE-2013-4517
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Moderate: Red Hat JBoss Operations Network 3.2.1 update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2014:0473-01
Product: Red Hat JBoss Operations Network
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0473.html
Issue date: 2014-05-06
CVE Names: CVE-2013-4517 CVE-2014-0050
Red Hat JBoss Operations Network 3.2.1, which fixes two security issues and
several 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. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores,
which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability
from the CVE links in the References section.
Red Hat JBoss Operations Network is a middleware management solution that
provides a single point of control to deploy, manage, and monitor JBoss
Enterprise Middleware, applications, and services.
This JBoss Operations Network 3.2.1 release serves as a replacement for
JBoss Operations Network 3.2.0, and includes several bug fixes. Refer to
the release description, available from the Customer Portal for this
update, for a list of these changes.
The following security issues are also fixed with this release:
It was discovered that the Apache Santuario XML Security for Java project
allowed Document Type Definitions (DTDs) to be processed when applying
Transforms even when secure validation was enabled. A remote attacker could
use this flaw to exhaust all available memory on the system, causing a
denial of service. (CVE-2013-4517)
A denial of service flaw was found in the way Apache Commons FileUpload,
which is embedded in the JBoss Web component of JBoss Operations Network as
well as provided as a standalone component, handled small-sized buffers
used by MultipartStream. A remote attacker could use this flaw to create a
malformed Content-Type header for a multipart request, causing JBoss Web or
Apache Commons FileUpload itself to enter an infinite loop when processing
such an incoming request. (CVE-2014-0050)
All users of JBoss Operations Network 3.2.0 as provided from the Red Hat
Customer Portal are advised to upgrade to JBoss Operations Network 3.2.1.
The References section of this erratum contains a download link (you must
log in to download the update). Before applying this update, back up your
existing JBoss Operations Network installation (including its databases,
applications, configuration files, the JBoss Operations Network server's
file system directory, and so on).
Refer to the "Manual Instructions" section of the release description,
available from the Customer Portal for this update, for installation
4. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1045257 - CVE-2013-4517 Apache Santuario XML Security for Java: Java XML Signature DoS Attack
1062337 - CVE-2014-0050 apache-commons-fileupload: denial of service due to too-small buffer size used by MultipartStream
The Red Hat security contact is <email@example.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
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