RHSA-2014:1947 - Security Advisory
Low: rhevm-log-collector security update
Security Advisory: Low
An updated rhevm-log-collector package that fixes one security issue is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Low security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
The rhevm-log-collector utility allows users to easily collect log files
from all systems in their Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization environment.
It was found that rhevm-log-collector called sosreport with the PostgreSQL
database password passed as a command line parameter. A local attacker
could read this password by monitoring a process listing. The password
would also be written to a log file, which could potentially be read by a
local attacker. (CVE-2014-3561)
This issue was discovered by David Jorm of Red Hat Product Security.
All rhevm-log-collector 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 Virtualization 3.4 x86_64
Red Hat Virtualization 3.4