Mandriva: 2013:080: ganglia
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake Updated ganglia packages fix security vulnerability: There is a security issue in Ganglia Web going back to at least 3.1.7 which can lead to arbitrary script being executed with web user privileges possibly leading to a machine compromise. [More...]
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 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDVSA-2013:080
 http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/
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 Package : ganglia
 Date    : April 9, 2013
 Affected: Business Server 1.0
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 Problem Description:

 Updated ganglia packages fix security vulnerability:
 
 There is a security issue in Ganglia Web going back to at least
 3.1.7 which can lead to arbitrary script being executed with web user
 privileges possibly leading to a machine compromise.
 
 Additionally, an issue where active NFS mounts caused gmond to not
 start has also been corrected.
 
 When installing ganglia-gmetad, the installer uses the non-existent
 nobody, and not nogroup, as the group when changing new ownership
 of files.
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 References:

 https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGASA-2012-0277
 https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Support/Advisories/MGAA-2013-0008
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 Updated Packages:

 Mandriva Business Server 1/X86_64:
 9732d870408a50863d8a50d91b2c4532  mbs1/x86_64/ganglia-core-3.1.7-8.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 c125a8e838fd45a3e5d9f779da04f775  mbs1/x86_64/ganglia-gmetad-3.1.7-8.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 7a006461fbd22e82d1b1f39508c81f9e  mbs1/x86_64/ganglia-script-3.1.7-8.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 2d220747f9c411c58921eafd12807dc0  mbs1/x86_64/ganglia-webfrontend-3.1.7-8.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 5d8f04a57f0df8e76da3c27db48e54a2  mbs1/x86_64/lib64ganglia1-3.1.7-8.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm
 0056fa0e3794fb1e627ba373814e95a4  mbs1/x86_64/lib64ganglia1-devel-3.1.7-8.1.mbs1.x86_64.rpm 
 0910f2b90b9b6321c2fec1d397a3b8e3  mbs1/SRPMS/ganglia-3.1.7-8.1.mbs1.src.rpm
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 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/en/support/security/advisories/

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
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