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Red Hat: 2014:0460-01: openshift-origin-broker-util: Important Advisory Print E-mail
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RedHat Linux An updated openshift-origin-broker-util package that fixes one security issue is now available for Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 2.0.5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having [More...]
                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: openshift-origin-broker-util security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2014:0460-01
Product:           Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise
Advisory URL:
Issue date:        2014-05-01
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0164 

1. Summary:

An updated openshift-origin-broker-util package that fixes one security
issue is now available for Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 2.0.5.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
Important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

RHOSE Infrastructure 2.0 - noarch

3. Description:

The openshift-origin-broker-util package provides utility scripts for the
OpenShift Broker service, which manages all user logins, DNS name
resolution, application states, and general orchestration of the

It was discovered that the mcollective client.cfg configuration file was
world-readable by default. A malicious, local user on a host with the
OpenShift Broker installed could read sensitive information regarding the
mcollective installation, including mcollective authentication credentials.
A malicious user able to obtain said credentials would potentially have
full control over all OpenShift nodes managed via mcollective.

This issue was discovered by Jeremy Choi of the Red Hat Quality
Engineering Group.

All openshift-origin-broker-util users are advised to upgrade to this
updated package, which corrects this issue.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at

5. Bugs fixed (

1083847 - CVE-2014-0164 mcollective: world readable client config

6. Package List:

RHOSE Infrastructure 2.0:



These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from

7. References:

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at

Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
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