Red Hat JBoss Use-after-free Memory Error in libxml2 Component Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1040348|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1040348
(Links to External Site)
Date: Feb 8 2018
Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes |
A vulnerability was reported in Red Hat JBoss. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.|
A remote user can create a specially crafted XML file that, when loaded by the target user or application, will trigger a use-after-free memory error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.|
Red Hat has issued a fix.|
The Red Hat advisory is available at:
Vendor URL: access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0287 (Links to External Site)
Access control error|
|Underlying OS: Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)|
Source Message Contents
Subject: [RHSA-2018:0287-01] Important: Red Hat JBoss Core Services Apache HTTP Server 2.4.23 security update|
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Important: Red Hat JBoss Core Services Apache HTTP Server 2.4.23 security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2018:0287-01
Product: Red Hat JBoss Core Services
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:0287
Issue date: 2018-02-08
CVE Names: CVE-2017-15412
An update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Core Services.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Important. 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 Core Services is a set of supplementary software for Red Hat
JBoss middleware products. This software, such as Apache HTTP Server, is
common to multiple JBoss middleware products, and is packaged under Red Hat
JBoss Core Services to allow for faster distribution of updates, and for a
more consistent update experience.
This release of Red Hat JBoss Core Services Apache HTTP Server 2.4.23
Service Pack 4 serves as a replacement of Red Hat JBoss Core Services
Apache HTTP Server 2.4.23, and includes bug fixes (including fixes from
previous Service Pack 1,2 and 3), which are documented in the Release Notes
document linked to in the References.
Details around this issue, including information about the CVE, severity of
the issue, and the CVSS score can be found on the CVE page listed in the
Reference section below.
* chromium-browser: use after free in libxml (CVE-2017-15412, Important)
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 Red Hat JBoss Web Server installation (including all applications
and configuration files).
After installing the updated packages, the httpd daemon will be restarted
4. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1523128 - CVE-2017-15412 chromium-browser: use after free in libxml
The Red Hat security contact is <email@example.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2018 Red Hat, Inc.
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