Cluster Project unspecified privilege escalation

clusterproject-unspecified-priv-escalation (46412) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Cluster Project could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by the use of insecure temporary files by unspecified scripts from the CMAN, rgmanager, and gfs2 components. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform arbitrary tasks with elevated privileges.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.6
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Cluster Project (2.03.09 or later), available from the Cluster Web page. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 6.06 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 8.10
  • Fedoraproject Fedora 9
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.0
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.00.00
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.01.00
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.02.00
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.03.00
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.03.01
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.03.03
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.03.04
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.03.05
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.03.08
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.03.09
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.03.10
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.03.11
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.03.7
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.99.00
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.99.01
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.99.02
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.99.03
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.99.04
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.99.05
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.99.06
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.99.07
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.99.08
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.99.09
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.99.10
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.99.11
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.99.12
  • RedHat Cluster Project 2.99.13
  • RedHat CMAN 2.03.03-1
  • RedHat CMAN 2.03.04-1
  • RedHat CMAN 2.03.05-1
  • RedHat CMAN 2.03.07-1
  • RedHat CMAN 2.03.08-1
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Gfs2-Utils 2.03.03-1
  • RedHat Gfs2-Utils 2.03.04-1
  • RedHat Gfs2-Utils 2.03.05-1
  • RedHat Gfs2-Utils 2.03.07-1
  • RedHat Gfs2-Utils 22.03.08-1
  • RedHat Rgmanager 2.03.03-1
  • RedHat Rgmanager 2.03.04-1
  • RedHat Rgmanager 2.03.05-1
  • RedHat Rgmanager 2.03.07-1
  • RedHat Rgmanager 2.03.08-1
  • RedHat RHEL Cluster 4
  • RedHat RHEL Cluster 5

Reported:

Nov 07, 2008

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