RHEL 7 : ceph (RHSA-2016:1384)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 112171

Synopsis

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

Description

An updated ceph package that fixes one security issue is now available for Red Hat Ceph Storage 1.3 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

Red Hat Ceph Storage is a massively scalable, open, software-defined storage platform that combines the most stable version of Ceph with a Ceph management platform, deployment tools, and support services.

A flaw was found in the way handle_command() function would validate prefix value from user. An authenticated attacker could send a specially crafted prefix value resulting in ceph monitor crash.(CVE-2016-5009)

Upstream acknowledges Xiaoxi Chen as the original reporter of CVE-2016-5009.

All ceph users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains backported patches to correct this issue.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1384

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5009

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 112171

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2016-1384.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/29

Modified: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ceph-common, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ceph-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ceph-radosgw, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ceph-selinux, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:librados2, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:librados2-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:librbd1, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:librbd1-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-rados, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-rbd, 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: 2016/07/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5009

RHSA: 2016:1384