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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated spacewalk packages that fix one security issue are now
available for Red Hat Satellite 5.7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.
Red Hat Satellite is a system management tool for Linux-based
infrastructures. It allows for provisioning, monitoring, and remote
management of multiple Linux deployments with a single, centralized
It was found that the RPC interface in Satellite would resolve
external entities, allowing an attacker to conduct XML External Entity
(XXE) attacks. A remote attacker could use this flaw to read files
accessible to the user running the Satellite server, and potentially
perform other more advanced XXE attacks. (CVE-2014-8162)
Red Hat would like to thank Travis Emmert for reporting this issue.
All spacewalk users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.
See also :
Update the affected packages. Note that while Satellite 5.6 and below
are affected, Red Hat does not plan to release a fix for those
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5