RHEL 5 : cman (RHSA-2007:0559)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated cman packages that correct a security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.

cman is the Red Hat Cluster Manager.

A flaw was found in the cman daemon. A local attacker could connect to
the cman daemon and trigger a static buffer overflow leading to a
denial of service or, potentially, an escalation of privileges.
(CVE-2007-3374)

Users of Cluster Manager should upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2007-3374.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2007-0559.html

Solution :

Update the affected cman and / or cman-devel packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 25623 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2007-3374