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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Moderate: Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization 6.1.0 security update
3 September 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization 6.1.0
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Red Hat
Impact/Access: Unauthorised Access -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2015-1818
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Red Hat. It is recommended that administrators
running Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization 6.1.0 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 Data Virtualization 6.1.0 security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2015:1704-01
Product: Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1704.html
Issue date: 2015-09-02
CVE Names: CVE-2015-1818
Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization 6.1.0 2015 roll up patch 3, which fixes
one security issue and various bugs, 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 Data Virtualization is a lean data integration solution that
provides easy, real-time, and unified data access across disparate sources
to multiple applications and users. JBoss Data Virtualization makes data
spread across physically distinct systems such as multiple databases, XML
files, and even Hadoop systems appear as a set of tables in a local
This roll up patch serves as a cumulative upgrade for Red Hat JBoss Data
Virtualization 6.1.0. It includes various bug fixes, which are listed in
the README file included with the patch files.
The following security issue is also fixed with this release:
A flaw was found in the dashbuilder import facility: the DocumentBuilders
instantiated in org.jboss.dashboard.export.ImportManagerImpl did not
disable external entities. This could allow an attacker to perform a
variety of XML External Entity (XXE) and Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF)
Red Hat would like to thank David Jorm of IIX Product Security for
reporting the CVE-2015-1818 issue.
All users of Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization 6.1.0 as provided from the
Red Hat Customer Portal are advised to apply this roll up patch.
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 Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization installation (including its
databases, applications, configuration files, and so on).
Note that it is recommended to halt the Red Hat JBoss Data Virtualization
server by stopping the JBoss Application Server process before installing
this update, and then after installing the update, restart the Red Hat
JBoss Data Virtualization server by starting the JBoss Application Server
4. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1201714 - CVE-2015-1818 dashbuilder: XXE/SSRF vulnerability
The Red Hat security contact is <firstname.lastname@example.org>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2015 Red Hat, Inc.
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