RHSA-2014:0762 - Security Advisory
Critical: rubygem-openshift-origin-node security update
Security Advisory: Critical
An updated rubygem-openshift-origin-node package that fixes one security
issue is now available for Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1.2.8.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Critical
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 rubygem-openshift-origin-node package provides basic OpenShift node
A command injection flaw was found in rubygem-openshift-origin-node.
A remote, authenticated user permitted to install cartridges via the web
interface could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with root
privileges on the Red Hat OpenShift node server. (CVE-2014-3496)
This issue was discovered by Jeremy Choi of the Red Hat HSS Pen-test Team.
All rubygem-openshift-origin-node users are advised to upgrade to this
updated package, which contains 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 OpenShift Enterprise Application Node 1.2 x86_64
- BZ - 1110470 - CVE-2014-3496 OpenShift Origin: Command execution as root via downloadable cartridge source-url
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise Application Node 1.2