RHEL 6 : glusterfs (RHSA-2018:1137)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109160

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VPR Score: 6.7

Synopsis

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

Description

An 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).

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/articles/3414511

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1137

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-1088

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109160

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-1137.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/04/19

Updated: 2019/10/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:glusterfs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:glusterfs-api, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:glusterfs-api-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:glusterfs-cli, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:glusterfs-client-xlators, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:glusterfs-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:glusterfs-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:glusterfs-events, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:glusterfs-fuse, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:glusterfs-ganesha, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:glusterfs-geo-replication, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:glusterfs-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:glusterfs-rdma, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:glusterfs-server, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-gluster, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/04/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1088

RHSA: 2018:1137