RHEL 5 / 6 : Satellite Server (RHSA-2011:1794)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 64010


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


Updated packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Network Satellite 5.4.1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate 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.

Red Hat Network (RHN) Satellite provides a solution to organizations requiring absolute control over and privacy of the maintenance and package deployment of their servers. It allows organizations to utilize the benefits of the Red Hat Network without having to provide public Internet access to their servers or other client systems.

A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the RHN Satellite web interface. An authenticated RHN Satellite user could use this flaw to perform a cross-site scripting attack against other authenticated users who are using the RHN Satellite web interface. (CVE-2011-4346)

Red Hat would like to thank William Hoffmann for reporting this issue.

Users of Red Hat Network Satellite 5.4.1 are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a patch to correct this issue.
For this update to take effect, Red Hat Network Satellite must be restarted. Refer to the Solution section for details.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 64010

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2011-1794.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/01/24

Modified: 2014/05/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:spacewalk-base, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:spacewalk-base-minimal, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:spacewalk-dobby, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:spacewalk-grail, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:spacewalk-html, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:spacewalk-pxt, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:spacewalk-sniglets, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2011/12/07

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-4346

OSVDB: 77576

RHSA: 2011:1794