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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated subscription-manager packages that fix one security issue are
now available 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.
The subscription-manager packages provide programs and libraries to
allow users to manage subscriptions and yum repositories from the Red
Hat Entitlement platform.
It was discovered that the rhn-migrate-classic-to-rhsm tool did not
verify the Red Hat Network Classic server's X.509 certificate when
migrating system profiles registered with Red Hat Network Classic to
Certificate-based Red Hat Network. An attacker could use this flaw to
conduct man-in-the-middle attacks, allowing them to obtain the user's
Red Hat Network credentials. (CVE-2012-6137)
This issue was discovered by Florian Weimer of the Red Hat Product
All users of subscription-manager are advised to upgrade to these
updated packages, which contain a backported patch to fix this issue.
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 66331 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2012-6137
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