RHSA-2014:0230 - Security Advisory
Security Advisory: Moderate
Red Hat Insights patch analysis
Identify and remediate systems affected by this advisory.
Updated mongodb packages that fix one security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0.
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.
MongoDB is a NoSQL database.
A buffer over-read flaw was found in the way MongoDB handled BSON data.
A database user permitted to insert BSON data into a MongoDB server could
use this flaw to read server memory, potentially disclosing sensitive data.
All mongodb users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain a backported patch to correct 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 OpenStack 4.0 x86_64
- BZ - 1049748 - CVE-2012-6619 mongodb: memory over-read via incorrect BSON object length
Red Hat OpenStack 4.0