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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
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.
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
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.
* 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.
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
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