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RHSA-2011:0211: jbossweb security update

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RHSA-2011:0211: jbossweb security update

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
02/17/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/15/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Updated jbossweb packages that fix one security issue are now available for JBoss Enterprise Web Platform 5 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having important 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.

JBoss Web Server is a web container based on Apache Tomcat. It provides a single deployment platform for the JavaServer Pages (JSP) and Java Servlet technologies. A denial of service flaw was found in the way certain strings were converted to Double objects. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause JBoss Web Server to hang via a specially-crafted HTTP request. (CVE-2010-4476) Users of JBoss Web Server should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. The JBoss server process must be restarted for this update to take effect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-jbossweb
  • redhat-upgrade-jbossweb-jsp-2-1-api
  • redhat-upgrade-jbossweb-lib
  • redhat-upgrade-jbossweb-servlet-2-5-api

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