RHEL 6 : openshift-origin-broker-util (RHSA-2014:0461)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 119351
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn updated openshift-origin-broker-util package that fixes one security issue is now available for Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1.2.7.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the References section.
The openshift-origin-broker-util package provides utility scripts for the OpenShift Broker service, which manages all user logins, DNS name resolution, application states, and general orchestration of the applications.
It was discovered that the mcollective client.cfg configuration file was world-readable by default. A malicious, local user on a host with the OpenShift Broker installed could read sensitive information regarding the mcollective installation, including mcollective authentication credentials. A malicious user able to obtain said credentials would potentially have full control over all OpenShift nodes managed via mcollective. (CVE-2014-0164)
This issue was discovered by Jeremy Choi of the Red Hat Quality Engineering Group.
All openshift-origin-broker-util users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which corrects this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected openshift-origin-broker-util package.