RHEL 7 : pacemaker (RHSA-2016:2578)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

An update for pacemaker is now available for 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.

The Pacemaker cluster resource manager is a collection of technologies
working together to provide data integrity and the ability to maintain
application availability in the event of a failure.

The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
pacemaker (1.1.15). (BZ#1304771)

Security Fix(es) :

* It was found that the connection between a pacemaker cluster and a
pacemaker_remote node could be shut down using a new unauthenticated
connection. A remote attacker could use this flaw to cause a denial of
service. (CVE-2016-7797)

Red Hat would like to thank Alain Moulle (ATOS/BULL) for reporting
this issue.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7.3 Release Notes linked from the References section.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-7797.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?e4086253
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2578.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94541 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7797

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