RHEL 6 : redhat-support-plugin-rhev (RHSA-2016:0426)

High Nessus Plugin ID 89861


The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.


Updated redhat-support-plugin-rhev packages that fix a security flaw and a bug are now available.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

The Red Hat Support plug-in for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization offers seamless integrated access to Red Hat subscription 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.

It was found that redhat-support-plugin-rhev passed a user-specified path and file name directly to the command line in the log viewer component. This could allow users with the SuperUser role on any Entity to execute arbitrary commands on any host in the RHEV environment. (CVE-2015-7544)

All Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages.


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 89861

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2016-0426.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/03/11

Modified: 2018/01/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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


Base Score: 9.1

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

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: 2016/03/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7544

OSVDB: 131617

RHSA: 2016:0426