RHSA-2019:2433 - Security Advisory
Moderate: cockpit-ovirt security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Security Advisory: Moderate
An update for cockpit-ovirt is now available for Red Hat Virtualization 4 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Cockpit is a Linux system adminstration tool with a web UI, easy setup, and minimal system footprint at runtime. When installed on hosts in Red Hat Virtualization, it provides monitoring and management functions beyond those available in the Administration Portal. Cockpit is installed by default on Red Hat Virtualization Host (RHVH).
The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version: cockpit-ovirt (0.13.5). (BZ#1705911, BZ#1711192, BZ#1719317, BZ#1723322)
- cockpit-ovirt: admin and appliance passwords saved in plain text variable file during HE deployment (CVE-2019-10139)
For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.
- In this release, the directory /var/lib/ovirt-hosted-engine-setup/cockpit is created with read permissions only for user 'root'. Non 'root' users cannot view this directory. (BZ#1723322)
For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:
- Red Hat Virtualization 4 x86_64
- BZ - 1705911 - Update branding with new Red Hat logo
- BZ - 1709829 - CVE-2019-10139 cockpit-ovirt: admin and appliance passwords saved in plain text variable file during HE deployment
- BZ - 1709938 - HE deployment fail with 'Not enough memory' when given the engine vm the maximum memory
- BZ - 1719317 - Upgrade cockpit-ovirt to 0.13.3
- BZ - 1719327 - Passwords saved in clear-text variable files during HE deployment via cockpit-ovirt
- BZ - 1723322 - [downstream clone - 4.3.5] hosted-engine-setup cockpit working directory is world-readable
Red Hat Virtualization 4