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[RHSA-2018:2700-01] Important: Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.1.0 Service

Posted on 12 September 2018

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.1.0 Service Pack 5 security and bug fix update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2018:2700-01
Product: Red Hat JBoss Web Server
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2700
Issue date: 2018-09-12
CVE Names: CVE-2018-1336

1. Summary:

An update is now available for Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.1.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this release 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.

2. Description:

Red Hat JBoss Web Server is a fully integrated and certified set of
components for hosting Java web applications. It is comprised of the Apache
HTTP Server, the Apache Tomcat Servlet container, Apache Tomcat Connector
(mod_jk), JBoss HTTP Connector (mod_cluster), Hibernate, and the Tomcat
Native library.

This release of Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.1 Service Pack 5 serves as a
replacement for Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.1, and includes bug fixes, which
are documented in the Release Notes document linked to in the References.

Security Fix(es):

* tomcat: A bug in the UTF-8 decoder can lead to DoS (CVE-2018-1336)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
page(s) listed in the References section.

3. Solution:

Before applying the update, back up your existing Red Hat JBoss Web Server
installation (including all applications and configuration files).

For details on how to apply this update, refer to:


4. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1607591 - CVE-2018-1336 tomcat: A bug in the UTF-8 decoder can lead to DoS

5. References:


6. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

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