Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : torque (MDVSA-2013:268)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 70968


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


Updated torque packages fix security vulnerability :

A user could submit executable shell commands on the tail of what is passed with the -M switch for qsub. This was later passed to a pipe, making it possible for these commands to be executed as root on the pbs_server (CVE-2013-4495).


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 70968

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2013-268.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2013/11/20

Modified: 2013/11/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical


Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/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: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2013/11/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-4495

BID: 63722

MDVSA: 2013:268