Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : torque (MDVSA-2013:268)

This script is Copyright (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated torque packages fix security vulnerability :

A user could submit executable shell commands on the tail of what is
passed with the -M switch for qsub. This was later passed to a pipe,
making it possible for these commands to be executed as root on the
pbs_server (CVE-2013-4495).

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2013-0327.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.7
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70968 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63722

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4495

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