RHEL 6 : redhat-support-plugin-rhev (RHSA-2014:0224)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 78999
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
DescriptionAn 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected redhat-support-plugin-rhev package.