Red Hat: 2014:0174-01: piranha: Important Advisory
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
RedHat Linux An updated piranha package that fixes one security issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having [More...]
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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: piranha security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2014:0174-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0174.html
Issue date:        2014-02-13
CVE Names:         CVE-2013-6492 
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1. Summary:

An updated piranha package that fixes one security issue is now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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:

RHEL Clustering (v. 5 server) - i386, ia64, ppc, x86_64

3. Description:

Piranha provides high-availability and load-balancing services for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux. The piranha packages contain various tools to administer
and configure the Linux Virtual Server (LVS), as well as the heartbeat and
failover components. LVS is a dynamically-adjusted kernel routing mechanism
that provides load balancing, primarily for Web and FTP servers.

It was discovered that the Piranha Configuration Tool did not properly
restrict access to its web pages. A remote attacker able to connect to the
Piranha Configuration Tool web server port could use this flaw to read or
modify the LVS configuration without providing valid administrative
credentials. (CVE-2013-6492)

All piranha users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a backported patch to correct 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
https://access.redhat.com/site/articles/11258

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

1043040 - CVE-2013-6492 piranha: web UI authentication bypass using POST requests

6. Package List:

RHEL Clustering (v. 5 server):

Source:
ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/5Server/en/os/SRPMS/piranha-0.8.4-26.el5_10.1.src.rpm

i386:
piranha-0.8.4-26.el5_10.1.i386.rpm
piranha-debuginfo-0.8.4-26.el5_10.1.i386.rpm

ia64:
piranha-0.8.4-26.el5_10.1.ia64.rpm
piranha-debuginfo-0.8.4-26.el5_10.1.ia64.rpm

ppc:
piranha-0.8.4-26.el5_10.1.ppc.rpm
piranha-debuginfo-0.8.4-26.el5_10.1.ppc.rpm

x86_64:
piranha-0.8.4-26.el5_10.1.x86_64.rpm
piranha-debuginfo-0.8.4-26.el5_10.1.x86_64.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/#package

7. References:

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-6492.html
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

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

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