Scientific Linux Security Update : pacemaker on SL7.x x86_64

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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)

Bug Fix(es) :

- The version of Pacemaker in Scientific Linux 7.3
incorporated an increase in the version number of the
remote node protocol. Consequently, cluster nodes
running Pacemaker in Scientific Linux 7.3 and remote
nodes running earlier versions of Scientific Linux were
not able to communicate with each other unless special
precautions were taken. This update preserves the
rolling upgrade capability.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?4afea3c6

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 95852 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-7035

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