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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Red Hat JBoss Vendors:   Red Hat
Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Server Log Download Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037660
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-8627   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 20 2017
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform . A remote user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A remote user that can conduct cross-origin attacks against the target user can cause the target user's browser to request download of server log files, consuming excessive resources on the target system.

Darran Lofthouse and Brian Stansberry (Red Hat) reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause excessive resources to be consumed on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisories are available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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