RHEL 5 : MRG (RHSA-2013:1851)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description :

An updated Grid component package that fixes multiple security issues
is now available for Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.4 for Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for
each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

[Updated 17 December 2013] This erratum previously incorrectly listed
RubyGems issues CVE-2012-2125, CVE-2012-2126 and CVE-2013-4287 as
addressed by this update. However, the rubygems component is not
included as part of Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.4 for Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 5 and is only included as part of Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.4 for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. These issues were corrected there via
RHSA-2013:1852.

Red Hat Enterprise MRG (Messaging, Realtime, and Grid) is a
next-generation IT infrastructure for enterprise computing. MRG offers
increased performance, reliability, interoperability, and faster
computing for enterprise customers.

MRG Grid provides high-throughput computing and enables enterprises to
achieve higher peak computing capacity as well as improved
infrastructure utilization by leveraging their existing technology to
build high performance grids. MRG Grid provides a job-queueing
mechanism, scheduling policy, and a priority scheme, as well as
resource monitoring and resource management. Users submit their jobs
to MRG Grid, where they are placed into a queue. MRG Grid then chooses
when and where to run the jobs based upon a policy, carefully monitors
their progress, and ultimately informs the user upon completion.

A flaw was found in the way cumin enforced user roles, allowing an
unprivileged cumin user to access a range of resources without having
the appropriate role. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this
flaw to access privileged information, and perform a variety of
privileged operations. (CVE-2013-4404)

It was found that multiple forms in the cumin web interface did not
protect against Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. If a remote
attacker could trick a user, who is logged into the cumin web
interface, into visiting a specially crafted URL, the attacker could
perform actions in the context of the logged in user. (CVE-2013-4405)

It was found that cumin did not properly escape input from the 'Max
allowance' field in the 'Set limit' form of the cumin web interface. A
remote attacker could use this flaw to perform cross-site scripting
(XSS) attacks against victims by tricking them into visiting a
specially crafted URL. (CVE-2013-4414)

A flaw was found in the way cumin parsed POST request data. A remote
attacker could potentially use this flaw to perform SQL injection
attacks on cumin's database. (CVE-2013-4461)

The CVE-2013-4404, CVE-2013-4405, CVE-2013-4414, and CVE-2013-4461
issues were discovered by Tomas Novacik of the Red Hat MRG Quality
Engineering team.

All users of the Grid capabilities of Red Hat Enterprise MRG are
advised to upgrade to this updated package, which corrects these
issues.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-4404.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-4405.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-4414.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-4461.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1851.html

Solution :

Update the affected cumin package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76670 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64425
64428
64429
64433

CVE ID: CVE-2013-4404
CVE-2013-4405
CVE-2013-4414
CVE-2013-4461

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