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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Important: openshift-console security update
11 December 2012
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS/Desktop 6
Impact/Access: Cross-site Request Forgery -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2012-5622
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Important: openshift-console security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2012:1555-01
Product: Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1555.html
Issue date: 2012-12-10
CVE Names: CVE-2012-5622
An updated openshift-console package that fixes one security issue is now
available for OpenShift Enterprise.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having
important security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)
base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the
CVE link in the References section.
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
RedHat OpenShift Enterprise Infrastructure - noarch
The OpenShift Management Console provides a web interface for managing
It was found that the OpenShift Management Console did not protect against
Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. If a remote attacker could trick
a user, who was logged into the OpenShift Management Console, into visiting
an attacker controlled web page, the attacker could make changes to
applications hosted within OpenShift Enterprise with the privileges of the
victim which may lead to arbitrary code execution in the OpenShift
Enterprise hosted applications. (CVE-2012-5622)
This issue was discovered by Red Hat.
All users of the OpenShift Management Console are advised to upgrade to
this updated package, which corrects this issue. Before installing the
updated package, stop the openshift-console service. After the package has
been installed, start the openshift-console service.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
883227 - CVE-2012-5622 OpenShift-Enterprise: openshift-console CSRF attack
6. Package List:
RedHat OpenShift Enterprise Infrastructure:
These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
The Red Hat security contact is <email@example.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2012 Red Hat, Inc.
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