Ubuntu 6.06 LTS / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : redhat-cluster, redhat-cluster-suite vulnerabilities (USN-875-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2009-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Multiple insecure temporary file handling vulnerabilities were
discovered in Red Hat Cluster. A local attacker could exploit these to
overwrite arbitrary local files via symlinks. (CVE-2008-4192,
CVE-2008-4579, CVE-2008-4580, CVE-2008-6552)

It was discovered that CMAN did not properly handle malformed
configuration files. An attacker could cause a denial of service (via
CPU consumption and memory corruption) in a node if the attacker were
able to modify the cluster configuration for the node. (CVE-2008-6560).

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.4
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 43368 ()

Bugtraq ID: 30898

CVE ID: CVE-2008-4192