RHEL 6 : redhat-support-plugin-rhev (RHSA-2014:0224)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 78999


The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.


An updated redhat-support-plugin-rhev package that fixes one security issue is now available.

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.

The Red Hat Support plug-in for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization is a new feature which offers seamless integrated access to Red Hat Access services from the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Administration Portal. The plug-in provides automated functionality that enables quicker help, answers, and proactive services. It offers easy and instant access to Red Hat exclusive knowledge, resources, engagement, and diagnostic features.

Detailed information about this plug-in can be found in the Red Hat Customer Portal at https://access.redhat.com/site/articles/425603

The Jakarta Commons HttpClient component did not verify that the server hostname matched the domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) or subjectAltName field in X.509 certificates. This could allow a man-in-the-middle attacker to spoof an SSL server if they had a certificate that was valid for any domain name. (CVE-2012-5783)

All users of the Red Hat Support plug-in on Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager are advised to install this updated package, which fixes this issue.


Update the affected redhat-support-plugin-rhev package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 78999

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2014-0224.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.6 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/11/08

Modified: 2016/05/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:redhat-support-plugin-rhev, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/02/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/08/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5783

BID: 58073

OSVDB: 87160

RHSA: 2014:0224