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Vulnerability of Simple Logging Facade for Java: code execution via EventData XML Deserialisation

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via EventData XML Deserialisation of Simple Logging Facade for Java, in order to run code.
Vulnerable products: Fedora, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, JBoss EAP by Red Hat, SLF4J, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this weakness: 3/4.
Creation date: 26/03/2018.
Références of this bulletin: 1548909, CVE-2018-8088, FEDORA-2018-a4353f97db, FEDORA-2018-a46b358764, openSUSE-SU-2018:1625-1, RHSA-2018:0582-01, RHSA-2018:0592-01, RHSA-2018:0627-01, RHSA-2018:0628-01, RHSA-2018:0629-01, RHSA-2018:0630-01, RHSA-2018:1247-01, RHSA-2018:1248-01, RHSA-2018:1249-01, RHSA-2018:1251-01, RHSA-2018:1447-01, RHSA-2018:1448-01, RHSA-2018:1449-01, RHSA-2018:1450-01, RHSA-2018:1451-01, RHSA-2018:1575-01, RHSA-2018:2419-01, RHSA-2018:2420-01, RHSA-2018:2669-01, RHSA-2018:2930-01, SUSE-SU-2018:1744-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-25650, ZOOKEEPER-2952.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can use a vulnerability via EventData XML Deserialisation of Simple Logging Facade for Java, in order to run code.
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This threat alert impacts software or systems such as Fedora, openSUSE Leap, RHEL, JBoss EAP by Red Hat, SLF4J, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer vulnerability bulletin is important.

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

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

Solutions for this threat 

Simple Logging Facade for Java: version 1.7.26.
The version 1.7.26 is fixed:
  https://www.slf4j.org/download.html

Simple Logging Facade for Java: workaround for EventData XML Deserialisation.
A workaround is to delete ext/EventData.java, which was only tagged as Deprecated by the editor for now.

Apache JMeter: version 5.1.
The version 5.1 is fixed:
  https://jmeter.apache.org/

Apache ZooKeeper: version 3.4.12.
The version 3.4.12 is fixed:
  https://zookeeper.apache.org/

Fedora: new slf4j packages.
New packages are available:
  Fedora 26: slf4j 1.7.22-5.fc26
  Fedora 27: slf4j 1.7.25-4.fc27

openSUSE Leap 15.0: new slf4j packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.0: slf4j 1.7.12-lp150.4.3.1

Red Hat JBoss BPM Suite: version 6.4.11.
The version 6.4.11 is fixed:
  https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/listSoftware.html?product=rhpam&downloadType=securityPatches&version=6.4

Red Hat JBoss BRMS: version 6.4.11.
The version 6.4.11 is fixed:
  https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/listSoftware.html?downloadType=securityPatches&product=rhdm&version=6.4

Red Hat JBoss Data Grid: version 7.2.0.
The version 7.2.0 is fixed:
  https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/listSoftware.html?product=data.grid&downloadType=distributions&version=7.2.0

Red Hat JBoss EAP: version 6.4.20.
The version 6.4.20 is fixed:
  https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/listSoftware.html?product=appplatform&downloadType=securityPatches&version=6.4

Red Hat JBoss EAP: version 7.1.2.
The version 7.1.2 is fixed:
  https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/listSoftware.html?product=appplatform&downloadType=securityPatches&version=7.1

Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform: patch for slf4j.
A patch is indicated in information sources.

Red Hat JBoss Fuse: version 7.1.
The version 7.1 is fixed:
  https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/listSoftware.html?product=jboss.fuse&downloadType=distributions&version=7.1.0

Red Hat JBoss Operations Network: version 3.3.11.
The version 3.3.11 is fixed:
  https://access.redhat.com/jbossnetwork/restricted/listSoftware.html?product=em&downloadType=securityPatches&version=3.3

RHEL 7.4: new slf4j packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: slf4j 1.7.4-4.el7_4

RHEL 7: new rh-maven35-slf4j packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: rh-maven35-slf4j 1.7.25-1.3.el7

SUSE LE 12 SP3: new slf4j packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 SP3: slf4j 1.7.12-3.3.1
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