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VPR Score: 6.7
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for glusterfs is now available for Native Client for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 for Red Hat Storage and Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.3 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
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.
GlusterFS is a key building block of Red Hat Gluster Storage. It is based on a stackable user-space design and can deliver exceptional performance for diverse workloads. GlusterFS aggregates various storage servers over network interconnections into one large, parallel network file system.
Security Fix(es) :
* glusterfs: Privilege escalation via gluster_shared_storage when snapshot scheduling is enabled (CVE-2018-1088)
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.
This issue was discovered by John Strunk (Red Hat).
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.