RHSA-2014:0025 - Security Advisory
Moderate: cfme security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Security Advisory: Moderate
Updated cfme packages that fix one security issue, several bugs, and add
various enhancements are now available for Red Hat CloudForms 3.0.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate
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.
Red Hat CloudForms Management Engine delivers the insight, control, and
automation enterprises need to address the challenges of managing virtual
environments, which are far more complex than physical ones. This
technology enables enterprises with existing virtual infrastructures
to improve visibility and control, and those just starting virtualization
deployments to build and operate a well-managed virtual infrastructure.
It was found that sending a GET request for a destructive action could
bypass the Ruby on Rails protect_from_forgery mechanism. A remote attacker
could use this flaw to perform Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks
against CloudForms applications. (CVE-2013-6443)
This issue was discovered by Martin Povolný of Red Hat.
This update fixes several bugs and adds multiple enhancements.
Documentation for these changes will be available shortly from the Red Hat
CloudForms 3.0 Management Engine 5.2 Technical Notes linked to in the
All users of Red Hat CloudForms are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues and add
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
- Red Hat CloudForms 3.0 x86_64
- BZ - 1044178 - CVE-2013-6443 CFME: GET request CSRF vulnerability
Red Hat CloudForms 3.0