RHSA-2016:0096 - Security Advisory
Moderate: redis security advisory
Security Advisory: Moderate
Updated redis packages that fix a security issue are now available for
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0.
Red Hat Product Security 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
Redis is an advanced key-value store. It is often referred to as a data
structure server because keys can contain strings, hashes, lists, sets, or
An integer-wraparound flaw leading to a stack-based overflow was found in
Redis. A user with access to run Lua code in a Redis session could possibly
use this flaw to crash the server (denial of service) or gain code
execution outside of the Lua sandbox. (CVE-2015-8080)
All users of redis are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
correct this issue.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
For details on how to apply this update, refer to:
- Red Hat OpenStack 7 x86_64
- BZ - 1278965 - CVE-2015-8080 redis: Integer wraparound in lua_struct.c causing stack-based buffer overflow
Red Hat OpenStack 7