RHEL 6 : luci (RHSA-2014:1390)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 78407


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


Updated luci packages that fix one security issue, several bugs, and add various enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.

Red Hat Product Security 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.

Luci is a web-based high availability administration application.

It was discovered that luci used eval() on inputs containing strings from the cluster configuration file when generating its web pages. An attacker with privileges to create or edit the cluster configuration could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code as the luci user on a host running luci. (CVE-2014-3593)

This issue was discovered by Jan Pokorny of Red Hat.

These updated luci packages also include several bug fixes and multiple enhancements. Space precludes documenting all of these changes in this advisory. Users are directed to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Technical Notes, linked to in the References section, for information on the most significant of these changes.

All luci users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues and add these enhancements.


Update the affected luci and / or luci-debuginfo packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78407

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2014-1390.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/10/14

Modified: 2017/01/06

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:luci, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:luci-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Patch Publication Date: 2014/10/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3593

RHSA: 2014:1390