[RHSA-2015:1543-01] Moderate: Red Hat JBoss Portal 6.2.0 security update

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: Red Hat JBoss Portal 6.2.0 security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2015:1543-01
Product:           Red Hat JBoss Portal
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1543.html
Issue date:        2015-08-04
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-5176 

1. Summary:

An update for the PortletBridge component of Red Hat JBoss Portal 6.2.0
that fixes one security issue is now available from the Red Hat
Customer Portal.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate 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. Description:

Red Hat JBoss Portal is the open source implementation of the Java EE suite
of services and Portal services running atop Red Hat JBoss Enterprise
Application Platform.

It was found that PortletBridge PortletRequestDispatcher did not respect
security constraints set by the servlet if a portlet request asked for
rendering of a non-JSF resource such as JSP or HTML. A remote attacker
could use this flaw to potentially bypass certain security constraints and
gain access to restricted resources. (CVE-2015-5176)

Red Hat would like to thank Liferay, Inc. for reporting this issue.

All users of Red Hat JBoss Portal 6.2.0 as provided from the Red Hat
Customer Portal are advised to apply this update.

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 all
applications deployed on JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform, along with all
customized configuration files, and any databases and database settings.

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

1244835 - CVE-2015-5176 PortletBridge: information disclosure via auto-dispatching of non-JSF resources

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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