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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201709-06
Posted Sep 17, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201709-6 - A vulnerability in Supervisor might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code. Versions less than 3.1.4 are affected.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-11610
MD5 | 9eaf02e97bea5c4a5ab2bcea2e8014ca

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201709-06

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Severity: High
Title: Supervisor: command injection vulnerability
Date: September 17, 2017
Bugs: #626100
ID: 201709-06

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Synopsis
========

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



Background
==========

Supervisor is a client/server system that allows its users to monitor
and control a number of processes on UNIX-like operating systems.

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

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 app-admin/supervisor < 3.1.4 >= 3.1.4

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

A vulnerability in Supervisor was discovered in which an authenticated
client could send malicious XML-RPC requests and supervidord will run
them as shell commands with process privileges. In some cases,
supervisord is configured with root permissions.

Impact
======

A remote attacker could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
the process.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Supervisor users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "=app-admin/supervisor-3.1.4"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-11610
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-11610

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

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

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201709-06

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

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