RHEL 5 / 6 : Satellite Server (RHSA-2011:1794)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red
Hat Network Satellite 5.4.1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
moderate 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.

Red Hat Network (RHN) Satellite provides a solution to organizations
requiring absolute control over and privacy of the maintenance and
package deployment of their servers. It allows organizations to
utilize the benefits of the Red Hat Network without having to provide
public Internet access to their servers or other client systems.

A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the RHN Satellite web
interface. An authenticated RHN Satellite user could use this flaw to
perform a cross-site scripting attack against other authenticated
users who are using the RHN Satellite web interface. (CVE-2011-4346)

Red Hat would like to thank William Hoffmann for reporting this issue.

Users of Red Hat Network Satellite 5.4.1 are advised to upgrade to
these updated packages, which contain a patch to correct this issue.
For this update to take effect, Red Hat Network Satellite must be
restarted. Refer to the Solution section for details.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2011-4346.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1794.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64010 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2011-4346