RHSA-2006:0157-01 Low: struts security update for Red Hat Application Server
Posted on: 01/11/2006 10:52 PM

A new update is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Here the announcement:

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Low: struts security update for Red Hat Application Server
Advisory ID: RHSA-2006:0157-01
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2006-0157.html
Issue date: 2006-01-11
Updated on: 2006-01-11
Product: Red Hat Application Server
CVE Names: CVE-2005-3745
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1. Summary:

Updated Red Hat Application Server components are now available including a
security update for Struts.

This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat
Security Response Team.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Application Server 3AS - noarch
Red Hat Application Server 3ES - noarch
Red Hat Application Server 3WS - noarch

3. Problem description:

Red Hat Application Server packages provide a J2EE Application Server and
Web container as well as the underlying Java stack.

A cross-site scripting flaw was found in the way Struts displays error
pages. It may be possible for an attacker to construct a specially crafted
URL which could fool a victim into believing they are viewing a trusted
site. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project assigned the
name CVE-2005-3745 to this issue. Please note that this issue does not
affect Struts running on Tomcat or JOnAS, which is our supported usage of
Struts.

All users of Red Hat Application Server should upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain Struts version 1.2.8 which is not vulnerable to
this issue.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

To update all RPMs for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filenames]

where [filenames] is a list of the RPMs you wish to upgrade. Only those
RPMs which are currently installed will be updated. Those RPMs which are
not installed but included in the list will not be updated. Note that you
can also use wildcards (*.rpm) if your current directory *only* contains the
desired RPMs.

Please note that this update is also available via Red Hat Network. Many
people find this an easier way to apply updates. To use Red Hat Network,
launch the Red Hat Update Agent with the following command:

up2date

This will start an interactive process that will result in the appropriate
RPMs being upgraded on your system.

5. Bug IDs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

173929 - CVE-2005-3745 struts cross site scripting flaw


6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Application Server 3AS:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/jakarta-commons-validator-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.src.rpm
46933f732577bc526befdeea7bac8104 jakarta-commons-validator-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.src.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/struts-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.src.rpm
155997f9d1c9e4bc5aa5925fc4c32c09 struts-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.src.rpm

noarch:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/jakarta-commons-validator-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
f98c1b067974f6be016c01b0ab6295a0 jakarta-commons-validator-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/jakarta-commons-validator-javadoc-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
32401dec1ab787c56760145a033a4d7c jakarta-commons-validator-javadoc-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/struts-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
19ff36e45ff2aee9fab9e6aa06a8f46b struts-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/struts-javadoc-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
80b709089a6c65cc926df4d64695777e struts-javadoc-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/struts-manual-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
96e87e5eed99be4173961e8a805004c2 struts-manual-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3AS/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/struts-webapps-tomcat5-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
9f50fcbd73cc59fdb65383bd9f3c28ef struts-webapps-tomcat5-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Application Server 3ES:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/jakarta-commons-validator-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.src.rpm
46933f732577bc526befdeea7bac8104 jakarta-commons-validator-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.src.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/struts-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.src.rpm
155997f9d1c9e4bc5aa5925fc4c32c09 struts-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.src.rpm

noarch:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/jakarta-commons-validator-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
f98c1b067974f6be016c01b0ab6295a0 jakarta-commons-validator-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/jakarta-commons-validator-javadoc-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
32401dec1ab787c56760145a033a4d7c jakarta-commons-validator-javadoc-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/struts-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
19ff36e45ff2aee9fab9e6aa06a8f46b struts-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/struts-javadoc-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
80b709089a6c65cc926df4d64695777e struts-javadoc-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/struts-manual-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
96e87e5eed99be4173961e8a805004c2 struts-manual-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3ES/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/struts-webapps-tomcat5-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
9f50fcbd73cc59fdb65383bd9f3c28ef struts-webapps-tomcat5-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm

Red Hat Application Server 3WS:

SRPMS:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/jakarta-commons-validator-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.src.rpm
46933f732577bc526befdeea7bac8104 jakarta-commons-validator-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.src.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/struts-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.src.rpm
155997f9d1c9e4bc5aa5925fc4c32c09 struts-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.src.rpm

noarch:
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/jakarta-commons-validator-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
f98c1b067974f6be016c01b0ab6295a0 jakarta-commons-validator-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/jakarta-commons-validator-javadoc-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
32401dec1ab787c56760145a033a4d7c jakarta-commons-validator-javadoc-1.1.4-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/struts-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
19ff36e45ff2aee9fab9e6aa06a8f46b struts-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/struts-javadoc-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
80b709089a6c65cc926df4d64695777e struts-javadoc-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/struts-manual-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
96e87e5eed99be4173961e8a805004c2 struts-manual-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
ftp://updates.redhat.com/enterprise/3WS/en/RHAPS/SRPMS/struts-webapps-tomcat5-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm
9f50fcbd73cc59fdb65383bd9f3c28ef struts-webapps-tomcat5-1.2.8-1jpp_2rh.noarch.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package

7. References:

http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2005-3745

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is lt;secalert@redhat.comgt;. More contact
details at https://www.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2006 Red Hat, Inc.
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