RHEL 6 : rubygem-openshift-origin-node (RHSA-2014:0762)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 119354
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn updated rubygem-openshift-origin-node package that fixes one security issue is now available for Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1.2.8.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Critical 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 rubygem-openshift-origin-node package provides basic OpenShift node functionality.
A command injection flaw was found in rubygem-openshift-origin-node. A remote, authenticated user permitted to install cartridges via the web interface could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with root privileges on the Red Hat OpenShift node server. (CVE-2014-3496)
This issue was discovered by Jeremy Choi of the Red Hat HSS Pen-test Team.
All rubygem-openshift-origin-node users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which contains a backported patch to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected rubygem-openshift-origin-node package.