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Red Hat JBoss XML Parsing Flaw Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036587
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-3192   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 10 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   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.

Impact:   A remote user can cause excessive memory consumption on the target system.
Solution:   Red Hat has issued a fix for JBoss BPM Suite and BRMS.

The Red Hat advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Resource error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)

Message History:   None.

 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:
Issue date:        2016-08-10
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-3192 

1. Summary:

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.

2. Description:

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.

Security Fix(es):

* 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)

3. Solution:

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 (

1239002 - CVE-2015-3192 Spring Framework: denial-of-service attack with XML input

5. References:

6. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <>. More contact
details at

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