Oracle Linux 5 : cman (ELSA-2007-0559-2)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 67534


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2007:0559 :

Updated cman packages that correct a security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

This update has been rated as having important security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

cman is the Red Hat Cluster Manager.

A flaw was found in the cman daemon. A local attacker could connect to the cman daemon and trigger a static buffer overflow leading to a denial of service or, potentially, an escalation of privileges.

Users of Cluster Manager should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.


Update the affected cman packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 67534

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2007-0559-2.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2013/07/12

Modified: 2015/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:cman, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:cman-devel, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:5

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/06/28

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/06/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3374

OSVDB: 37497

RHSA: 2007:0559

CWE: 119