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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Moderate: openshift security update
12 May 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Red Hat
Impact/Access: Access Privileged Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2016-2142
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Moderate: openshift security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2016:1038-01
Product: Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1038
Issue date: 2016-05-11
CVE Names: CVE-2016-2142
Updated openshift packages that fix one security issue are now
available for Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 3.1.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 3.1 - x86_64
OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat is the company's cloud computing
Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solution designed for on-premise or
private cloud deployments.
An access flaw was discovered in OpenShift; the
/etc/origin/master/master-config.yaml configuration file, which could
contain Active Directory credentials, was world-readable. A local user
could exploit this flaw to obtain authentication credentials from the
master-config.yaml file. (CVE-2016-2142)
If you believe that the password in this file has been viewed by an
attacker you should reset the password after installing this update.
All installations with Active Directory integration are advised to upgrade
to the updated software, which contains a backported patch to correct this
This update includes the following images:
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/):
1311220 - CVE-2016-2142 openshift: Bind password for AD account is stored in world readable file
1331038 - Pods are stuck in pending state due to failed image pulling
6. Package List:
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 3.1:
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2016 Red Hat, Inc.
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