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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Red Hat JBoss Vendors:   Red Hat
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Input Validation Flaw Lets Remote Users Conduct HTTP Response Splitting and Content Injection Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036758
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036758
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-4993   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 9 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform. A remote user can conduct HTTP response splitting and content injection attacks.

A remote user can submit a specially crafted URL to cause the target server to return a split response. A remote user can exploit this to spoof content on the target server, attempt to poison any intermediate web caches, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

The vulnerability resides in the WildFly 10.0.0 Application Server/Undertow web server component.

Calum Hutton (NCC Group) and Mikhail Egorov (Odin) reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a URL that, when loaded by the target user, will cause arbitrary content to be displayed.

A remote user may be able to poison any intermediate web caches with arbitrary content.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisories are available at:

https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1838.html
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1839.html
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1840.html
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1841.html

Vendor URL:  rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1838.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)
Underlying OS Comments:  6, 7

Message History:   None.


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