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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   Red Hat JBoss Vendors:   Red Hat
Red Hat JBoss RemoteMessageChannel Buffer Read Error Lets Remote Users Consume Excessive CPU Resources on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1040323
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2018-1041   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 5 2018
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Red Hat JBoss. A remote user can consume excessive CPU resources on the target system.

A remote user on the local network can send specially crafted data to trigger an empty buffer read error in RemoteMessageChannel and cause the application to enter an infinite loop. This can be exploited to consume excessive CPU resources on the target system.

Impact:   A remote user can consume excessive CPU resources on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor advisories are available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Red Hat Enterprise)
Underlying OS Comments:  5, 6, 7

Message History:   None.

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