RHEL 7 : pcs (RHSA-2018:1060)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 108996

Synopsis

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

Description

An update for pcs is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

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 pcs packages provide a command-line configuration system for the Pacemaker and Corosync utilities.

Security Fix(es) :

* pcs: Privilege escalation via authorized user malicious REST call (CVE-2018-1079)

* pcs: Debug parameter removal bypass, allowing information disclosure (CVE-2018-1086)

* rack-protection: Timing attack in authenticity_token.rb (CVE-2018-1000119)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

The CVE-2018-1079 issue was discovered by Ondrej Mular (Red Hat) and the CVE-2018-1086 issue was discovered by Cedric Buissart (Red Hat).

Solution

Update the affected pcs, pcs-debuginfo and / or pcs-snmp packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1060

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-1079

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-1086

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-1000119

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 108996

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-1060.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/11

Updated: 2019/10/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:pcs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:pcs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:pcs-snmp, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000119, CVE-2018-1079, CVE-2018-1086

RHSA: 2018:1060