Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : ipa (ELSA-2016-1797)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

From Red Hat Security Advisory 2016:1797 :

An update for ipa is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

Red Hat Identity Management (IdM) is a centralized authentication,
identity management, and authorization solution for both traditional
and cloud-based enterprise environments.

Security Fix(es) :

* An insufficient permission check issue was found in the way IPA
server treats certificate revocation requests. An attacker logged in
with the 'retrieve certificate' permission enabled could use this flaw
to revoke certificates, possibly triggering a denial of service
attack. (CVE-2016-5404)

This issue was discovered by Fraser Tweedale (Red Hat).

See also :

https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-September/006318.html
https://oss.oracle.com/pipermail/el-errata/2016-September/006319.html

Solution :

Update the affected ipa packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Oracle Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 93268 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5404

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