RHEL 6 : pacemaker (RHSA-2016:2675)

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

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. 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.

Security Fix(es) :

* An authorization flaw was found in Pacemaker, where it did not
properly guard its IPC interface. An attacker with an unprivileged
account on a Pacemaker node could use this flaw to, for example, force
the Local Resource Manager daemon to execute a script as root and
thereby gain root access on the machine. (CVE-2016-7035)

This issue was discovered by Jan 'poki' Pokorny (Red Hat) and Alain
Moulle (ATOS/BULL).

See also :


Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94651 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7035

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