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[RHSA-2014:0884-00] Important: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.2.4 security update



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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.2.4 security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2014:0884-00
Product:           Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0884.html
Issue date:        2014-07-15
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-3530 
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1. Summary:

An update for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.2.4 that
fixes one security issue is now available from the Red Hat Customer Portal.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
Important 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:

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 is a platform for Java
applications based on JBoss Application Server 7.

It was found that the implementation of the
org.picketlink.common.util.DocumentUtil.getDocumentBuilderFactory() method
provided a DocumentBuilderFactory that would expand entity references.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to read files
accessible to the user running the application server, and potentially
perform other more advanced XXE attacks. (CVE-2014-3530)

Red Hat would like to thank Alexander Papadakis for reporting this issue.

All users of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.2.4 as
provided from the Red Hat Customer Portal are advised to apply this update.
The JBoss server process must be restarted for the update to take effect.

3. Solution:

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 Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform installation and
deployed applications.

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

1112987 - CVE-2014-3530 PicketLink: XXE via insecure DocumentBuilderFactory usage

5. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-3530.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/listSoftware.html?product=appplatform&downloadType=securityPatches&version=6.2.0

6. Contact:

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

Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
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