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Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-2433-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-2433-01
Posted Aug 12, 2019
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-2433-01 - Cockpit is a Linux system administration tool with a web UI, easy setup, and minimal system footprint at runtime. When installed on hosts in Red Hat Virtualization, it provides monitoring and management functions beyond those available in the Administration Portal. Cockpit is installed by default on Red Hat Virtualization Host. A plain text password issue was addressed.

tags | advisory, web
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2019-10139
MD5 | 535cbaffe0c08a237f17cfac035a3bb1

Red Hat Security Advisory 2019-2433-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Moderate: cockpit-ovirt security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2019:2433-01
Product: Red Hat Virtualization
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:2433
Issue date: 2019-08-12
CVE Names: CVE-2019-10139
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1. Summary:

An update for cockpit-ovirt is now available for Red Hat Virtualization 4
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

RHEL 7-based RHEV-H for RHEV 4 (build requirements) - noarch
Red Hat Virtualization 4 Management Agent for RHEL 7 Hosts - noarch

3. Description:

Cockpit is a Linux system adminstration tool with a web UI, easy setup, and
minimal system footprint at runtime. When installed on hosts in Red Hat
Virtualization, it provides monitoring and management functions beyond
those available in the Administration Portal. Cockpit is installed by
default on Red Hat Virtualization Host (RHVH).

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
cockpit-ovirt (0.13.5). (BZ#1705911, BZ#1711192, BZ#1719317, BZ#1723322)

Security Fix(es):

* cockpit-ovirt: admin and appliance passwords saved in plain text variable
file during HE deployment (CVE-2019-10139)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
page(s) listed in the References section.

Bug Fix(es):

* In this release, the directory /var/lib/ovirt-hosted-engine-setup/cockpit
is created with read permissions only for user 'root'. Non 'root' users
cannot view this directory. (BZ#1723322)

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/2974891

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1705911 - Update branding with new Red Hat logo
1709829 - CVE-2019-10139 cockpit-ovirt: admin and appliance passwords saved in plain text variable file during HE deployment
1709938 - HE deployment fail with 'Not enough memory' when given the engine vm the maximum memory
1719317 - Upgrade cockpit-ovirt to 0.13.3
1719327 - Passwords saved in clear-text variable files during HE deployment via cockpit-ovirt
1723322 - [downstream clone - 4.3.5] hosted-engine-setup cockpit working directory is world-readable

6. Package List:

Red Hat Virtualization 4 Management Agent for RHEL 7 Hosts:

Source:
cockpit-ovirt-0.13.5-1.el7ev.src.rpm

noarch:
cockpit-ovirt-dashboard-0.13.5-1.el7ev.noarch.rpm

RHEL 7-based RHEV-H for RHEV 4 (build requirements):

Source:
cockpit-ovirt-0.13.5-1.el7ev.src.rpm

noarch:
cockpit-ovirt-dashboard-0.13.5-1.el7ev.noarch.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2019-10139
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2019 Red Hat, Inc.
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