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841175: CVE-2012-3416 condor: host based authentication does not implement forward-confirmed reverse dns

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Condor before 7.8.2 allows remote attackers to bypass host-based authentication and execute actions such as ALLOW_ADMINISTRATOR or ALLOW_WRITE by connecting from a system with a spoofed reverse DNS hostname.

Find out more about CVE-2012-3416 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 7.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (condor) RHSA-2012:1169 2012-08-14
Red Hat MRG Grid Execute Node for RHEL 6 ComputeNode v.2 (condor) RHSA-2012:1169 2012-08-14
MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server v.2 (condor) RHSA-2012:1168 2012-08-14

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 1 condor Will not fix


Red Hat would like to thank Ken Hahn and Dan Bradley for reporting this issue.

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