RHEL 5 : conga (RHSA-2011:0394)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated conga packages that fix one security issue are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System
(CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is
available from the CVE link in the References section.

The conga packages provide a web-based administration tool for remote
cluster and storage management.

A privilege escalation flaw was found in luci, the Conga web-based
administration application. A remote attacker could possibly use this
flaw to obtain administrative access, allowing them to read, create,
or modify the content of the luci application. (CVE-2011-0720)

Users of Conga are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to resolve this issue. After installing the
updated packages, luci must be restarted ('service luci restart') for
the update to take effect.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-0720.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0394.html

Solution :

Update the affected luci and / or ricci packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 63975 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0720