RHSA-2014:0224 - Security Advisory
Moderate: redhat-support-plugin-rhev security update
Security Advisory: Moderate
An updated redhat-support-plugin-rhev package that fixes one security issue
is now available.
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.
The Red Hat Support plug-in for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization is a new
feature which offers seamless integrated access to Red Hat Access services
from the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Administration Portal. The
plug-in provides automated functionality that enables quicker help,
answers, and proactive services. It offers easy and instant access to Red
Hat exclusive knowledge, resources, engagement, and diagnostic features.
Detailed information about this plug-in can be found in the Red Hat
Customer Portal at https://access.redhat.com/site/articles/425603
The Jakarta Commons HttpClient component did not verify that the server
hostname matched the domain name in the subject's Common Name (CN) or
subjectAltName field in X.509 certificates. This could allow a
man-in-the-middle attacker to spoof an SSL server if they had a certificate
that was valid for any domain name. (CVE-2012-5783)
All users of the Red Hat Support plug-in on Red Hat Enterprise
Virtualization Manager are advised to install this updated package, which
fixes this issue.
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 Virtualization 3.3 x86_64
- BZ - 873317 - CVE-2012-5783 jakarta-commons-httpclient: missing connection hostname check against X.509 certificate name
Red Hat Virtualization 3.3