[RHSA-2014:1891-01] Important: Red Hat JBoss BRMS 6.0.3 security update

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: Red Hat JBoss BRMS 6.0.3 security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2014:1891-01
Product:           Red Hat JBoss BRMS
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1891.html
Issue date:        2014-11-24
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-6153 CVE-2014-3577 

1. Summary:

Red Hat JBoss BRMS 6.0.3 roll up patch 1, which fixes two security issues,
several bugs, and adds various enhancements, is now available from the Red
Hat Customer Portal.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security
impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give
detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the
CVE links in the References section.

2. Description:

Red Hat JBoss BRMS is a business rules management system for the
management, storage, creation, modification, and deployment of JBoss Rules.

This roll up patch serves as a cumulative upgrade for Red Hat JBoss BRMS
6.0.3, and includes bug fixes and enhancements. It includes various bug
fixes, which are listed in the README file included with the patch files.

The following security issues are fixed with this release:

It was discovered that Jakarta Commons HttpClient incorrectly extracted the
host name from an X.509 certificate subject's Common Name (CN) field.
A man-in-the-middle attacker could use this flaw to spoof an SSL server
using a specially crafted X.509 certificate. (CVE-2012-6153, CVE-2014-3577)

The CVE-2012-6153 issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of Red Hat
Product Security.

All users of Red Hat JBoss BRMS 6.0.3 as provided from the Red Hat Customer
Portal are advised to apply this roll up patch.

3. Solution:

The References section of this erratum contains a download link (you must
log in to download the update). Before applying the update, back up your
existing installation, including all applications, configuration files,
databases and database settings, and so on.

It is recommended to halt the server by stopping the JBoss Application
Server process before installing this update, and then after installing the
update, restart the server by starting the JBoss Application Server

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

1129074 - CVE-2014-3577 Apache HttpComponents client / Apache CXF: SSL hostname verification bypass, incomplete CVE-2012-6153 fix
1129916 - CVE-2012-6153 Apache HttpComponents client / Apache CXF: SSL hostname verification bypass, incomplete CVE-2012-5783 fix

5. References:


6. Contact:

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

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