RHEL 7 : Virtualization Manager (RHSA-2018:2071)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 110796


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


An update for org.ovirt.engine-root is now available for Red Hat Virtualization Manager 4.2.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. 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 Red Hat Virtualization Manager is a centralized management platform that allows system administrators to view and manage virtual machines. The Manager provides a comprehensive range of features including search capabilities, resource management, live migrations, and virtual infrastructure provisioning.

The Manager is a JBoss Application Server application that provides several interfaces through which the virtual environment can be accessed and interacted with, including an Administration Portal, a User Portal, and a Representational State Transfer (REST) Application Programming Interface (API).

The following packages have been upgraded to a later version :

* org.ovirt.engine-root ( (BZ#1576752)

Security Fix(es) :

* ovirt-engine: Unfiltered password when choosing manual db provisioning (CVE-2018-1075)

* ovirt-engine-setup: unfiltered db password in engine-backup log (CVE-2018-1072)

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.

These issues were discovered by Yedidyah Bar David (Red Hat).

Bug Fix(es) :

* This update enables engine-setup to upgrade PostgreSQL 9.2 to 9.5, even when the locale of the 9.2 database is different from the system locale. (BZ#1579268)

* This update fixes an inefficient query that is generated when users click on the 'Users' tab in the Administration Portal. The fix ensures that the tab loads quicker. (BZ#1583619)

Enhancement(s) :

* The storage domain's General sub-tab in the Administration Portal now shows the number of images on the storage domain under the rubric 'Images', this corresponds to the number of LVs on a block domain.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 110796

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-2071.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/29

Updated: 2018/11/10

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: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-backend, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-dbscripts, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-extensions-api-impl, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-extensions-api-impl-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-health-check-bundler, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-lib, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-restapi, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-setup, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-setup-base, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-setup-plugin-ovirt-engine, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-setup-plugin-ovirt-engine-common, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-setup-plugin-vmconsole-proxy-helper, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-setup-plugin-websocket-proxy, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-tools, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-tools-backup, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-vmconsole-proxy-helper, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-webadmin-portal, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ovirt-engine-websocket-proxy, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:rhvm, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1072, CVE-2018-1075

RHSA: 2018:2071