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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Important: jboss-ec2-eap package for EAP 7.0.3
7 November 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Red Hat
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2016-7046
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Important: jboss-ec2-eap package for EAP 7.0.3
Advisory ID: RHSA-2016:2642-01
Product: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2642.html
Issue date: 2016-11-03
CVE Names: CVE-2016-7046
The jboss-ec2-eap package that adds an enhancement is now available for Red
Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0.3 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 and 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update 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 Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 6 Server - noarch
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 7 Server - noarch
The eap7-jboss-ec2-eap packages provide scripts for Red Hat JBoss
Enterprise Application Platform running on the Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).
With this update, the eap7-jboss-ec2-eap package has been updated to ensure
compatibility with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0.3.
Refer to the JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0.3 Release Notes,
linked to in the References section, for information about the most
significant bug fixes and enhancements included in this release.
* It was discovered that a long URL sent to EAP 7 Server operating as a
reverse proxy with default buffer sizes causes a Denial of Service.
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:
5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1376646 - CVE-2016-7046 undertow: Long URL proxy request lead to java.nio.BufferOverflowException and DoS
6. JIRA issues fixed (https://issues.jboss.org/):
JBEAP-5593 - jboss-ec2-eap for EAP 7.0.3
7. Package List:
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 6 Server:
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7.0 for RHEL 7 Server:
These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
The Red Hat security contact is <email@example.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2016 Red Hat, Inc.
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