[RHSA-2015:0091-01] Important: Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6.4.0 update

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6.4.0 update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2015:0091-01
Product:           Red Hat JBoss Data Grid
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0091.html
Issue date:        2015-01-27
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-3530 

1. Summary:

Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6.4.0, which fixes one security issue, multiple
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 Data Grid is a distributed in-memory data grid, based on

This release of Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6.4.0 serves as a replacement for
Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6.3.1. It includes various bug fixes and
enhancements, which are detailed in the Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6.4.0
Release Notes. The Release Notes are available at:

This update also fixes the following security issue:

It was found that the implementation of the
org.picketlink.common.util.DocumentUtil.getDocumentBuilderFactory() method
provided a DocumentBuilderFactory that would expand entity references.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker could use this flaw to read files
accessible to the user running the application server, and potentially
perform other more advanced XXE attacks. (CVE-2014-3530)

Red Hat would like to thank Alexander Papadakis for reporting

All users of Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6.3.1 as provided from the Red Hat
Customer Portal are advised to upgrade to Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6.4.0.

3. Solution:

The References section of this erratum contains a download link (you must
log in to download the update). Before applying this update, back up your
existing JBoss Data Grid installation.

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

1112987 - CVE-2014-3530 PicketLink: XXE via insecure DocumentBuilderFactory usage

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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