Bug 1404528 (CVE-2016-9585)

Summary: CVE-2016-9585 EAP-5: unsafe deserialization of user credentials by the JMX endpoint
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Jason Shepherd <jshepherd>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: aileenc, dandread, fnasser, gvarsami, huwang, jbpapp-maint, jcoleman, kconner, ldimaggi, lgao, myarboro, nwallace, rwagner, soa-p-jira, tcunning, tkirby, twalsh
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It was found that the JMX endpoint of Red Hat JBoss EAP 5 deserializes the credentials passed to it. An attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of service.
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Description Jason Shepherd 2016-12-14 02:36:49 UTC
If a user exposes Remote JMX on EAP 5, or SOA-P 5 they could be vulnerable to a Denial of Service Attack.

Comment 1 Jason Shepherd 2016-12-14 02:37:07 UTC
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Name: Jason Shepherd (Red Hat)

Comment 2 Jason Shepherd 2016-12-14 02:42:58 UTC
Mitigation:

You should not expose Remote JMX on EAP 5, or SOA-P 5. To do that remove this system property from bin/run.conf, or bin/run.conf.bat:

   com.sun.management.jmxremote.port=<portNum>