Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : torque (MDVSA-2015:124)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

Updated torque packages fix security vulnerabilities :

Chad Vizino reported that within a TORQUE Resource Manager job a
non-root user could use a vulnerability in the tm_adopt() library call
to kill processes he/she doesn't own including root-owned ones on any
node in a job (CVE-2014-3684).

This update implements the upstream fixes.

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0408.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 82377 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3684

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