RHEL 6 : Satellite Server (RHSA-2017:1558)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Red Hat Satellite 5.8.0 is now available. Updated packages which add
various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Satellite 5.

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.

Red Hat 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 Red Hat Network (RHN) without having to provide public
Internet access to their servers or other client systems.

Security Fix(es) :

A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in how the failed action
entry is processed in Satellite 5. A user able to specify a failed
action could exploit this flaw to perform XSS attacks against other
Satellite users. (CVE-2017-7514)

This issue was discovered by Jan Hutar (Red Hat).

This update introduces Red Hat Satellite 5.8.0. For the full list of
new features included in this release, see the Release Notes document
at :

https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Satellite/5.8/

Note: Red Hat Satellite 5.8 and Red Hat Satellite Proxy 5.8 are
available for installation on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6. For
full details, including supported architecture combinations, refer to
the Red Hat Satellite 5.8 Installation Guide.

All users of Red Hat Satellite are advised to install this newly
released version.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2017-7514.html
https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Satellite/5.8/
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-1558.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100983 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-7514

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