RHEL 5 : pki (RHSA-2012:1550)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated pki-common and pki-tps packages that fix multiple security
issues are now available for Red Hat Certificate System 8.1.

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.

Red Hat Certificate System (RHCS) is an enterprise software system
designed to manage enterprise Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
deployments.

Multiple cross-site scripting flaws were discovered in the Red Hat
Certificate System. An attacker could use these flaws to perform a
cross-site scripting (XSS) attack against victims using Certificate
System's web interface. (CVE-2012-4543)

Multiple denial of service flaws were found in the Red Hat Certificate
System token processing. A Certificate System user could use these
flaws to crash the Apache httpd web server child process, possibly
interrupting the processing of other users' requests. (CVE-2012-4555,
CVE-2012-4556)

Red Hat would like to thank Patrick Raspante and Ryan Millay of GDC4S
for reporting the CVE-2012-4555 and CVE-2012-4556 issues.

All users of Red Hat Certificate System are advised to upgrade to
these updated packages, which correct these issues. After installing
this update, all Red Hat Certificate System subsystems must be
restarted ('/etc/init.d /[instance-name] restart') for the update to
take effect.

See also :

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012:1550.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4543.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4555.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2012-4556.html

Solution :

Update the affected pki-common, pki-common-javadoc and / or pki-tps
packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 78943 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4543
CVE-2012-4555
CVE-2012-4556

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