Oracle Linux 7 : pcs (ELSA-2018-1060)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 109438


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


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2018:1060 :

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).


Update the affected pcs packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 109438

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2018-1060.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/01

Updated: 2019/09/27

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:oracle:linux:pcs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:pcs-snmp, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/03/07

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2018:1060