[RHSA-2014:1322-01] Important: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 security update
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Important: Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2014:1322-01
Product: Red Hat JBoss Web Platform
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1322.html
Issue date: 2014-09-29
CVE Names: CVE-2012-6153 CVE-2014-3577
An update for Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 that fixes two
security issues 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.
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform is a platform for Java applications,
which integrates the JBoss Web Server with JBoss Hibernate and JBoss Seam.
It was found that the fix for CVE-2012-5783 was incomplete: the code added
to check that the server host name matches the domain name in a subject's
Common Name (CN) field in X.509 certificates was flawed.
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)
It was discovered that the HttpClient incorrectly extracted 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-2014-3577)
The CVE-2012-6153 issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of Red Hat
For additional information on these flaws, refer to the Knowledgebase
article in the References section.
All users of Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5.2.0 as provided from
the Red Hat Customer Portal are advised to apply this update. The JBoss
server process must be restarted for this update to take effect.
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 JBoss Enterprise Web Platform installation (including all
applications and configuration files).
4. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1129074 - CVE-2014-3577 Apache HttpComponents client: SSL hostname verification bypass, incomplete CVE-2012-6153 fix
1129916 - CVE-2012-6153 Apache HttpComponents client: SSL hostname verification bypass, incomplete CVE-2012-5783 fix
The Red Hat security contact is <secalert at redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
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