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[RHSA-2015:1695-01] Important: jakarta-taglibs-standard security update



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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: jakarta-taglibs-standard security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2015:1695-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1695.html
Issue date:        2015-08-31
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-0254 
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1. Summary:

Updated jakarta-taglibs-standard packages that fix one security issue are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.

Red Hat Product Security 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. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client Optional (v. 7) - noarch
Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode Optional (v. 7) - noarch
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6) - noarch
Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6) - noarch
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7) - noarch
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6) - noarch
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 7) - noarch
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7) - noarch
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6) - noarch
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 7) - noarch

3. Description:

jakarta-taglibs-standard is the Java Standard Tag Library (JSTL).
This library is used in conjunction with Tomcat and Java Server Pages
(JSP).

It was found that the Java Standard Tag Library (JSTL) allowed the
processing of untrusted XML documents to utilize external entity
references, which could access resources on the host system and,
potentially, allowing arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2015-0254)

Note: jakarta-taglibs-standard users may need to take additional steps
after applying this update. Detailed instructions on the additional steps
can be found here:

https://access.redhat.com/solutions/1584363

All jakarta-taglibs-standard users are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

4. Solution:

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:

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

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

1198606 - CVE-2015-0254 jakarta-taglibs-standard: XXE and RCE via XSL extension in JSTL XML tags

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Optional (v. 6):

Source:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.src.rpm

noarch:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.noarch.rpm
jakarta-taglibs-standard-javadoc-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux HPC Node Optional (v. 6):

Source:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.src.rpm

noarch:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.noarch.rpm
jakarta-taglibs-standard-javadoc-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 6):

Source:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.src.rpm

noarch:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.noarch.rpm
jakarta-taglibs-standard-javadoc-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 6):

Source:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.src.rpm

noarch:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.noarch.rpm
jakarta-taglibs-standard-javadoc-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client Optional (v. 7):

Source:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.2-14.el7_1.src.rpm

noarch:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.2-14.el7_1.noarch.rpm
jakarta-taglibs-standard-javadoc-1.1.2-14.el7_1.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode Optional (v. 7):

Source:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.2-14.el7_1.src.rpm

noarch:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.2-14.el7_1.noarch.rpm
jakarta-taglibs-standard-javadoc-1.1.2-14.el7_1.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7):

Source:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.2-14.el7_1.src.rpm

noarch:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.2-14.el7_1.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7):

Source:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.2-14.ael7b_1.src.rpm

noarch:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.2-14.ael7b_1.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 7):

Source:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.2-14.el7_1.src.rpm

noarch:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.2-14.el7_1.noarch.rpm
jakarta-taglibs-standard-javadoc-1.1.2-14.el7_1.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 7):

noarch:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-javadoc-1.1.2-14.ael7b_1.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7):

Source:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.2-14.el7_1.src.rpm

noarch:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.2-14.el7_1.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 7):

noarch:
jakarta-taglibs-standard-javadoc-1.1.2-14.el7_1.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-2015-0254
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
https://access.redhat.com/solutions/1584363

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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