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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Critical: foreman-proxy security update
20 June 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Red Hat
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2014-0007
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Critical: foreman-proxy security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2014:0770-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0770.html
Issue date: 2014-06-19
CVE Names: CVE-2014-0007
An updated foreman-proxy package that fixes one security issue is now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0 and 4.0.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Critical
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:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0 - noarch
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 - noarch
The foreman-proxy package provides a RESTful API to manage DNS, DHCP, TFTP,
and Puppet settings, and can be used as part of Foreman.
A shell command injection flaw was found in the way foreman-proxy verified
URLs in the TFTP module. A remote attacker could use this flaw to execute
arbitrary shell commands on the system with the privileges of the user
running foreman-proxy. (CVE-2014-0007)
This issue was discovered by Lukas Zapletal of Red Hat.
Note that for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0, Foreman was
released as a Technology Preview. More information about Red Hat Technology
Previews is available at
All foreman-proxy users are advised to upgrade to this updated package,
which corrects this issue.
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 (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1105369 - CVE-2014-0007 foreman-proxy: smart-proxy remote command injection
6. Package List:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0:
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The Red Hat security contact is <firstname.lastname@example.org>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
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