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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Important: redhat-support-plugin-rhev security, bug fix and
10 March 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2015-7544
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Important: redhat-support-plugin-rhev security, bug fix and enhancement update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2016:0426-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0426.html
Issue date: 2016-03-09
CVE Names: CVE-2015-7544
Updated redhat-support-plugin-rhev packages that fix a security flaw
and a bug are now available.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important
security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each
vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
RHEV-M 3.6 - noarch
The Red Hat Support plug-in for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
offers seamless integrated access to Red Hat subscription services
from the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization administration portal. The
plug-in provides automated functionality that enables quicker help,
answers, and proactive services. It offers easy and instant access to
Red Hat exclusive knowledge, resources, engagement, and diagnostic
It was found that redhat-support-plugin-rhev passed a user-specified
path and file name directly to the command line in the log viewer
component. This could allow users with the SuperUser role on any
Entity to execute arbitrary commands on any host in the RHEV
All Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager users are advised to
upgrade to these updated packages.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
For details on how to apply this update, refer to:
5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1138310 - [Tracker] - Building redhat-support-plugin-rhev for 3.6
1173074 - Red Hat Access: Support stucked after upload failure
1269588 - CVE-2015-7544 redhat-support-plugin-rhev: Remote code execution by SuperUser role on hosts in RHEV
6. Package List:
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 2016 Red Hat, Inc.
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