Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : torque (MDVSA-2013:252)

High Nessus Plugin ID 70519


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


Updated torque package fixes security vulnerability :

A non-priviledged user who was able to run jobs or login to a node which ran pbs_server or pbs_mom, could submit arbitrary jobs to a pbs_mom daemon to queue and run the job, which would run as root (CVE-2013-4319).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70519

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-252.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/10/20

Modified: 2013/11/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64torque-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64torque2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:torque, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:torque-client, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:torque-gui, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:torque-mom, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:torque-sched, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:torque-server, cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/10/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4319

BID: 62273

MDVSA: 2013:252