Red Hat JBoss Portal 6.1.1 Security Update Vulnerabilities
28 Feb. 2015
Cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability in JBoss RichFaces, as used in JBoss Portal 6.1.1, allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via crafted URL, which is not properly handled in a CSS file.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in theReferences section. Red Hat JBoss Portal is the open source implementation of the Java EE suite of services and Portal services running atop Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform. It comprises a set of offerings for enterprise customers who are looking for pre-configured profiles of JBoss Middleware components that have been tested and certified together to provide an integrated experience. RichFaces is an open source framework that adds Ajax capability into existing JavaServer Faces (JSF) applications. It was found that RichFaces accepted arbitrary strings included in a URL and returned them unencoded in a CSS file. A remote attacker could use this flaw to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks against a user running a RichFaces applicat