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[RHSA-2015:1673-01] Moderate: jboss-ec2-eap bug fix security update



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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: jboss-ec2-eap bug fix security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2015:1673-01
Product:           Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1673.html
Issue date:        2015-08-24
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-3158 
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1. Summary:

An updated jboss-ec2-eap package that that fixes a security issue, fixes
several bugs and adds various enhancements is now available for Red Hat
JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.3 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat JBoss EAP 6.4 for RHEL 6 - noarch

3. Description:

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 is a platform for Java EE
applications. It is based on JBoss Application Server 7 and incorporates
multiple open-source projects to provide a complete Java EE platform
solution.

* The jboss-ec2-eap package provides scripts for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise
Application Platform running on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic
Compute Cloud (EC2). With this update, the package has been updated to
ensure compatibility with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
6.4.3. (BZ#1228766)

The following security issue is also fixed with this release:

It was discovered that under specific conditions that PicketLink
IDP ignores role based authorization.  This could lead to an 
authenticated user being able to access application resources
that are not permitted for a given role. (CVE-2015-3158)

Users of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.4.2 jboss-ec2-eap
are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which fixes these bugs and
adds these enhancements.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied. Also, make sure to back up any
modified configuration files, deployments, and all user data. After
applying the update, restart the instance of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise
Application Platform for the changes to take effect.

For details on how to apply this update, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

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

1216123 - CVE-2015-3158 PicketLink: PicketLink IDP ignores role based authorization

6. Package List:

Red Hat JBoss EAP 6.4 for RHEL 6:

Source:
jboss-ec2-eap-7.5.3-1.Final_redhat_2.ep6.el6.src.rpm

noarch:
jboss-ec2-eap-7.5.3-1.Final_redhat_2.ep6.el6.noarch.rpm
jboss-ec2-eap-samples-7.5.3-1.Final_redhat_2.ep6.el6.noarch.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-3158
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate
https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/JBoss_Enterprise_Application_Platform/6.4/index.html

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2015 Red Hat, Inc.
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