Updated JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBEAP) packages that fix
several security issues are now available.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red
Hat Security Response Team.
JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBEAP) is a middleware platform for
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) applications.
This release of JBEAP for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 contains the JBoss
Application Server and JBoss Seam. This release serves as a replacement to
JBEAP 4.2.0.GA. It fixes several security issues:
The JFreeChart component was vulnerable to multiple cross-site scripting
(XSS) vulnerabilities. An attacker could misuse the image map feature to
inject arbitrary web script, or HTML, via several attributes of the chart
A vulnerability caused by exposing static Java methods was located within
the HSQLDB component. This could be utilized by an attacker to execute
arbitrary static Java methods. (CVE-2007-4575)
The setOrder method in the org.jboss.seam.framework.Query class did not
correctly validate user-supplied parameters. This vulnerability allowed
remote attackers to inject, and execute, arbitrary Enterprise JavaBeans
Query Language (EJB QL) commands via the order parameter. (CVE-2007-6433)
These updated packages include bug fixes and enhancements which are not
listed here. For a full list, please refer to the JBEAP 4.2.0CP02 release
Warning: before applying this update, please backup the JBEAP
"server/[configuration]/deploy/" directory, and any other customized
All users of JBEAP on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 are advised to upgrade to
these updated packages, which resolve these issues.