Updated JBoss Enterprise Application Platform packages that fix several security issues and bugs are now available for Red Hat Application Stack v1 and v2.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
Red Hat Application Stack v1 for Enterprise Linux AS (v.4) - noarch Red Hat Application Stack v1 for Enterprise Linux ES (v.4) - noarch Red Hat Application Stack v2 for Enterprise Linux (v.5) - noarch
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.
The updated packages address the following security vulnerabilities:
* 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 area. (CVE-2007-6306)
* 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 properly validate user-supplied parameters. This vulnerability allowed remote attackers to inject and execute arbitrary EJBQL commands via the order parameter. (CVE-2007-6433)
All users are advised to upgrade to this release of JBEAP, which addresses these vulnerabilities.
Before applying this update, make sure that all previously-released errata relevant to your system have been applied.