the original cloud security

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201709-01

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201709-01
Posted Sep 5, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201709-1 - A vulnerability in MCollective might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Versions less than 2.11.0 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-2292
MD5 | f4a524fa4d71f7761bcfa120ce39ee06

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201709-01

Change Mirror Download
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory GLSA 201709-01
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
https://security.gentoo.org/
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Severity: Normal
Title: MCollective: Remote Code Execution
Date: September 04, 2017
Bugs: #624704
ID: 201709-01

- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Synopsis
========

A vulnerability in MCollective might allow remote attackers to execute
arbitrary code.

Background
==========

MCollective is a framework to build server orchestration or parallel
job execution systems.

Affected packages
=================

-------------------------------------------------------------------
Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
-------------------------------------------------------------------
1 app-admin/mcollective < 2.11.0 >= 2.11.0

Description
===========

A vulnerability was discovered in MCollective which allowed for
deserialized YAML from agents without calling safe_load. This allows
the potential for arbitrary code execution on the server.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process or cause a Denial of Service condition.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All MCollective users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-admin/mcollective-2.11.0"

References
==========

[ 1 ] CVE-2017-2292
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-2292

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-01

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
=======

Copyright 2017 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

Comments

RSS Feed Subscribe to this comment feed

No comments yet, be the first!

Login or Register to post a comment

File Archive:

September 2017

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    Sep 1st
    5 Files
  • 2
    Sep 2nd
    5 Files
  • 3
    Sep 3rd
    3 Files
  • 4
    Sep 4th
    13 Files
  • 5
    Sep 5th
    16 Files
  • 6
    Sep 6th
    15 Files
  • 7
    Sep 7th
    20 Files
  • 8
    Sep 8th
    16 Files
  • 9
    Sep 9th
    4 Files
  • 10
    Sep 10th
    2 Files
  • 11
    Sep 11th
    15 Files
  • 12
    Sep 12th
    19 Files
  • 13
    Sep 13th
    20 Files
  • 14
    Sep 14th
    38 Files
  • 15
    Sep 15th
    31 Files
  • 16
    Sep 16th
    1 Files
  • 17
    Sep 17th
    7 Files
  • 18
    Sep 18th
    15 Files
  • 19
    Sep 19th
    40 Files
  • 20
    Sep 20th
    15 Files
  • 21
    Sep 21st
    15 Files
  • 22
    Sep 22nd
    10 Files
  • 23
    Sep 23rd
    1 Files
  • 24
    Sep 24th
    0 Files
  • 25
    Sep 25th
    0 Files
  • 26
    Sep 26th
    0 Files
  • 27
    Sep 27th
    0 Files
  • 28
    Sep 28th
    0 Files
  • 29
    Sep 29th
    0 Files
  • 30
    Sep 30th
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2016 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Services
Security Services
Hosting By
Rokasec
close