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Red Hat JBoss EAP: Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CVE-2016-8657)

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Red Hat JBoss EAP: Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CVE-2016-8657)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
07/31/2018
Created
11/23/2019
Added
11/14/2019
Modified
11/20/2019

Description

It was discovered that EAP packages in certain versions of Red Hat Enterprise Linux use incorrect permissions for /etc/sysconfig/jbossas configuration files. The file is writable to jboss group (root:jboss, 664). On systems using classic /etc/init.d init scripts (i.e. on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and earlier), the file is sourced by the jboss init script and its content executed with root privileges when jboss service is started, stopped, or restarted.

Solution(s)

  • red-hat-jboss-eap-upgrade-latest

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