Important CentOS jakarta-taglibs-standard Security Update

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7.5
jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.noarch.rpm, jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.src.rpm, jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.2-14.el7_1.noarch.rpm, jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.2-14.el7_1.src.rpm, jakarta-taglibs-standard-javadoc-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.noarch.rpm, jakarta-taglibs-standard-javadoc-1.1.2-14.el7_1.noarch.rpm
CVE-2015-0254
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org, lists.centos.org
2015-09-01
2017-07-27 19:09
ALAS-2015-595
CVE-2015-0254 jakarta-taglibs-standard
CVE-2015-0254
2017-04-01 19:09
2017-01-05 20:13

Description


Updated jakarta-taglibs-standard packages that fix one security issue are
now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
References section.

jakarta-taglibs-standard is the Java Standard Tag Library (JSTL).
This library is used in conjunction with Tomcat and Java Server Pages
(JSP).

It was found that the Java Standard Tag Library (JSTL) allowed the
processing of untrusted XML documents to utilize external entity
references, which could access resources on the host system and,
potentially, allowing arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2015-0254)

Note: jakarta-taglibs-standard users may need to take additional steps
after applying this update. Detailed instructions on the additional steps
can be found here:

https://access.redhat.com/solutions/1584363

All jakarta-taglibs-standard users are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.
Please see https://www.redhat.com/footer/terms-of-use.html

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
6 jakarta-taglibs-standard jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.noarch.rpm
jakarta-taglibs-standard jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.src.rpm
jakarta-taglibs-standard-javadoc jakarta-taglibs-standard-javadoc-1.1.1-11.7.el6_7.noarch.rpm
7 jakarta-taglibs-standard jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.2-14.el7_1.noarch.rpm
jakarta-taglibs-standard jakarta-taglibs-standard-1.1.2-14.el7_1.src.rpm
jakarta-taglibs-standard-javadoc jakarta-taglibs-standard-javadoc-1.1.2-14.el7_1.noarch.rpm