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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
25 October 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
Impact/Access: Root Compromise -- Existing Account
Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2016-7797 CVE-2016-7035
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USN-3462-1: Pacemaker vulnerabilities
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3462-1
24th October, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in Pacemaker.
pacemaker - Cluster resource manager
Jan PokornÃ½ and Alain Moulle discovered that Pacemaker incorrectly handled
the IPC interface. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to
execute arbitrary code with root privileges. (CVE-2016-7035)
Alain Moulle discovered that Pacemaker incorrectly handled authentication.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to shut down connections,
leading to a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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