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Red Hat update for JBoss Enterprise Application Platform

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Release Date:  2012-12-19    Views:  2,048

Secunia Advisory SA51607

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Red Hat has issued an update for JBoss Enterprise Application Platform. This fixes multiple security issues and vulnerabilities, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to gain escalated privileges, by malicious users to disclose sensitive information and by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

For more information:
SA48849
SA49284
SA49361
SA50363 (#1)
SA50664
SA51550

1) An error when handling method invocations in the "processInvocation()" method (org.jboss.as.ejb3.security.AuthorizationInterceptor) with an empty list of allowed roles can be exploited to get otherwise restricted method invocations authorised.

2) An error when handling role-based authorisation for Enterprise Java Beans (EJB) access can be exploited to e.g. bypass a configured JACC authorisation module.


Solution:
Updated packages are available via Red Hat Network.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) Arun Neelicattu of the Red Hat Security Response Team
2) Josef Cacek of the Red Hat JBoss EAP Quality Engineering Team

Original Advisory:
RHSA-2012:1591-1:
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1591.html

RHSA-2012:1592-1:
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1592.html

RHSA-2012:1594-1:
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1594.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Subject: Red Hat update for JBoss Enterprise Application Platform

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