Red Hat JBoss XML Parsing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1036587|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1036587
(Links to External Site)
Date: Aug 10 2016
Denial of service via network|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
A vulnerability was reported in JBoss BPM Suite and BRMS. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.|
A remote user can submit a specially crafted XML file to consume excessive memory on the target system.
The vulnerability resides in the Spring Framework component.
A remote user can cause excessive memory consumption on the target system.|
Red Hat has issued a fix for JBoss BPM Suite and BRMS.|
The Red Hat advisories are available at:
Vendor URL: rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1593.html (Links to External Site)
|Underlying OS: Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)|
Source Message Contents
Subject: [RHSA-2016:1593-01] Moderate: Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite 6.3.2 security and bug fix update|
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Moderate: Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite 6.3.2 security and bug fix update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2016:1593-01
Product: Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1593.html
Issue date: 2016-08-10
CVE Names: CVE-2015-3192
An update is now available for Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite is a business rules and processes management system
for the management, storage, creation, modification, and deployment of
JBoss rules and BPMN2-compliant business processes.
* A denial of service flaw was found in the way Spring processes inline DTD
declarations. A remote attacker could submit a specially crafted XML file
that would cause out-of-memory errors when parsed. (CVE-2015-3192)
The References section of this erratum contains a download link (you must
log in to download the update). Before applying the update, back up your
existing installation, including all applications, configuration files,
databases and database settings, and so on.
It is recommended to halt the server by stopping the JBoss Application
Server process before installing this update; after installing the update,
restart the server by starting the JBoss Application Server process.
4. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1239002 - CVE-2015-3192 Spring Framework: denial-of-service attack with XML input
The Red Hat security contact is <firstname.lastname@example.org>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2016 Red Hat, Inc.
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