RHSA-2022:6269 - Security Advisory
Security Advisory: Moderate
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Identify and remediate systems affected by this advisory.
An update for convert2rhel is now available for Convert2RHEL for RHEL-8.
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.
The convert2rhel package provides the Convert2RHEL utility, which performs operating system conversion. During the conversion process, Convert2RHEL replaces all RPM packages from the original Linux distribution with their Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions.
- convert2rhel: Activation key passed via command line by code (CVE-2022-0851)
- Using dbus API for RHSM registration to safely pass the activation key
- Verifying GPG key for UBI repositories
- Deprecated `-f|--password-from-file` parameter option.
- Checking if a new version of convert2rhel is available
- Warning if multiple authentication sources are specified
- Fixed logging error with unavailable RHSM certificate
- Fixed handling shim-x64 package protection on non-UEFI systems
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.
For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes described in this advisory, refer to:
- Convert2RHEL 8 x86_64
- BZ - 2060217 - CVE-2022-0851 convert2rhel: Activation key passed via command line by code
- RHELC-126 - Unknown tag in rpm query format call
- RHELC-251 - Move yum clean metadata and yum makecache to the beginning of conversion
- RHELC-332 - Check for a new version available
- RHELC-367 - Update grub bootloader images
- RHELC-411 - Add the ability to take the activation key from a config file rather than the command line
- RHELC-413 - Check whether the user has specified multiple authentication sources and warn if so
- RHELC-45 - Incorrectly logging error with unavailable RHSM certificate
- RHELC-597 - Use dbus API for RHSM registration
- RHELC-678 - Remove UEFI condition from shim-x64 workaround