GLSA-201709-06 : Supervisor: command injection vulnerability

High Nessus Plugin ID 103274


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201709-06 (Supervisor: command injection vulnerability)

A vulnerability in Supervisor was discovered in which an authenticated client could send malicious XML-RPC requests and supervidord will run them as shell commands with process privileges. In some cases, supervisord is configured with root permissions.
Impact :

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All Supervisor users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '=app-admin/supervisor-3.1.4'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 103274

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201709-06.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/09/18

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C


Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:supervisor, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/17

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Supervisor XML-RPC Authenticated Remote Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-11610

GLSA: 201709-06