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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2016-7046

JBoss Enterprise Application Platform: buffer overflow via Reverse Proxy

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can generate a buffer overflow via Reverse Proxy of JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, in order to trigger a denial of service.
Impacted products: RHEL, JBoss EAP by Red Hat.
Severity of this bulletin: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: denial of service on service, denial of service on client.
Hacker's origin: intranet client.
Creation date: 04/10/2016.
Références of this threat: 1376646, CVE-2016-7046, RHSA-2016:2640-01, RHSA-2016:2641-01, RHSA-2016:2642-01, RHSA-2016:2657-01, RHSA-2017:3454-01, RHSA-2017:3455-01, RHSA-2017:3456-01, RHSA-2017:3458-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-20757.

Description of the vulnerability

The JBoss Enterprise Application Platform product offers a web service.

However, if the size of data is greater than the size of the storage array, an overflow occurs.

An attacker can therefore generate a buffer overflow via Reverse Proxy of JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, in order to trigger a denial of service.
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