WildFly 8 (JBossAS) Application Directory Traversal Vulnerability – CVE-2014-7816
WildFly, formerly known as JBoss AS, or simply JBoss, is an application server authored by JBoss, now developed by Red Hat. WildFly is written in Java, and implements the Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) specification. It runs on multiple platforms.
WildFly is free and open-source software, subject to the requirements of the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL), version 2.1.”
Directory traversal vulnerability in WildFly 8.1.0.Final allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the URI parameter in a render action to standalone/configuration/standalone.xml or any other configuration file.
The vendor has proveid patches that fix the flaws. Our advisory with more detailed information can be found at our website. CVE mitre website.