RHSA-2014:0461 - Security Advisory
Important: openshift-origin-broker-util security update
Security Advisory: Important
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Identify and remediate systems affected by this advisory.
An updated openshift-origin-broker-util package that fixes one security
issue is now available for Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1.2.7.
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.
The openshift-origin-broker-util package provides utility scripts for the
OpenShift Broker service, which manages all user logins, DNS name
resolution, application states, and general orchestration of the
It was discovered that the mcollective client.cfg configuration file was
world-readable by default. A malicious, local user on a host with the
OpenShift Broker installed could read sensitive information regarding the
mcollective installation, including mcollective authentication credentials.
A malicious user able to obtain said credentials would potentially have
full control over all OpenShift nodes managed via mcollective.
This issue was discovered by Jeremy Choi of the Red Hat Quality
All openshift-origin-broker-util users are advised to upgrade to this
updated package, which corrects 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 OpenShift Enterprise Infrastructure 1.2 x86_64
- BZ - 1083847 - CVE-2014-0164 mcollective: world readable client config
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Infrastructure 1.2
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