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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

       Moderate: Red Hat Mobile Application Platform 4.2.1 Security
                          Update - SDKs and RPMs
                              12 January 2017


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Red Hat Mobile Application Platform 4.2.1
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-8705 CVE-2016-8704 

Reference:         ASB-2016.0099

Original Bulletin: 

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: Red Hat Mobile Application Platform 4.2.1 Security Update - SDKs and RPMs
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2017:0059-01
Product:           Red Hat Mobile Application Platform
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0059
Issue date:        2017-01-11
Cross references:  RHSA-2016:25626
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-8704 CVE-2016-8705 

1. Summary:

Updated packages that provide Red Hat Mobile Application Platform 4.2.1,
fixed several bugs, and added various enhancements that are now available
from the Customer Portal.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Moderate. 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 Mobile Application Platform 4.2 - noarch

3. Description:

Red Hat Mobile Application Platform (RHMAP) 4.2 is delivered as a set of
Docker-formatted container images. In addition to the images, several
components are delivered as RPMs:

* OpenShift templates used to deploy an RHMAP Core and MBaaS
* A diagnostic tool called 'fh-system-dump-tool', which can be used to
collect information about the RHMAP cluster in case of problems

The following RPMs are included in the RHMAP container images, and are
provided here only for completeness:

* The Nagios server, which is used to monitor the status of RHMAP
components, is installed inside the Nagios container image.
* PhantomJS, a headless WebKit scriptable with a JavaScript API, is
installed inside the MBaaS and Supercore container images.
* 'mod_authnz_external', an Apache module used for authentication, is
installed inside the httpd container image.

A ZIP package containing client SDKs is also delivered as an optional
download. The same ZIP file is also provided inside the 'rhmap42/fh-sdks'
container image.

This release serves as an update for Red Hat Mobile Application Platform
4.2.0. It includes bug fixes and enhancements. Refer to the Red Hat Mobile
Application Platform 4.2.1 Release Notes for information about the most
significant bug fixes and enhancements included in this release.

Security Fix(es):

* An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was
found in the memcached binary protocol. An attacker could create a
specially crafted message that would cause the memcached server to crash
or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-8704)

* An integer overflow flaw, leading to a heap-based buffer overflow, was
found in the memcached binary protocol. An attacker could create a
specially crafted message that would cause the memcached server to crash
or, potentially, execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-8705)

4. Solution:

A link to download the ZIP file and RPM packages provided by this update
can be found in the references section of this errata.

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

1390510 - CVE-2016-8704 memcached: Server append/prepend remote code execution
1390511 - CVE-2016-8705 memcached: Server update remote code execution

6. JIRA issues fixed (https://issues.jboss.org/):

RHMAP-11023 - Build RPM containing MBaaS and Core templates for RHMAP 4.2.1

7. Package List:

Red Hat Mobile Application Platform 4.2:



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8. References:


9. Contact:

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

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