RHEL 5 / 6 : spacewalk-backend (RHSA-2017:1259)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

An update for spacewalk-backend is now available for Red Hat Satellite
5.6 and Red Hat Satellite 5.7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Spacewalk is an Open Source systems management solution that provides
system provisioning, configuration and patching capabilities.

Security Fix(es) :

* It was found that spacewalk-channel can be used by a non-admin user
or disabled users to perform administrative tasks due to an incorrect
authorization check in backend/server/rhnChannel.py. (CVE-2017-7470)

Red Hat would like to thank Bert Stel (SUSE) for reporting this issue.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7470.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1259.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100287 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7470

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