This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
It was found that the pcs daemon did not sign cookies containing
session data that were sent to clients connecting via the pcsd web UI.
A remote attacker could use this flaw to forge cookies and bypass
authorization checks, possibly gaining elevated privileges in the pcsd
web UI. Note: the pcsd web UI is not enabled by default.
This update also fixes the following bug :
- When the IPv6 protocol was disabled on a system,
starting the pcsd daemon on this system previously
failed. This update adds the ability for pcsd to fall
back to IPv4 when IPv6 is not available. As a result,
pcsd starts properly and uses IPv4 if IPv6 is disabled.
After installing the updated packages, the pcsd daemon will be
See also :
Update the affected pcs and / or pcs-debuginfo packages.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8