Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : torque (MDVSA-2015:124)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 82377


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


Updated torque packages fix security vulnerabilities :

Chad Vizino reported that within a TORQUE Resource Manager job a non-root user could use a vulnerability in the tm_adopt() library call to kill processes he/she doesn't own including root-owned ones on any node in a job (CVE-2014-3684).

This update implements the upstream fixes.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 82377

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2015-124.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/03/30

Modified: 2015/03/30

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A: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:2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-3684

MDVSA: 2015:124