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Vulnerability of 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.
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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This computer weakness note impacts software or systems such as RHEL, JBoss EAP by Red Hat.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this security bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of intranet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this weakness announce.

Solutions for this threat 

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform: version 7.0.3.
The version 7.0.3 is fixed:
  RHEL 6: eap7-jboss-ec2-eap 7.0.3-3.GA_redhat_2.ep7.el6, eap7-wildfly 7.0.3-4.GA_redhat_2.1.ep7.el6
  RHEL 7: eap7-jboss-ec2-eap 7.0.3-3.GA_redhat_2.ep7.el7, eap7-wildfly 7.0.3-4.GA_redhat_2.1.ep7.el7
  https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/listSoftware.html?product=appplatform&downloadType=securityPatches&version=7.0

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform: version 7.1.0.
The version 7.1.0 is fixed:
  https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/listSoftware.html?downloadType=distributions&product=appplatform&version=7.1
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