Important CentOS piranha Update

Metadata

medium
5.8
piranha-0.8.4-26.el5_10.1.i386.rpm, piranha-0.8.4-26.el5_10.1.src.rpm, piranha-0.8.4-26.el5_10.1.x86_64.rpm
CVE-2013-6492
rhn.redhat.com, lists.centos.org
2014-02-13
2017-07-27 19:06
Important CentOS piranha Update
2017-04-01 19:07
2017-01-05 20:11

Description


An updated piranha package that fixes one security issue is now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

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.

Piranha provides high-availability and load-balancing services for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux. The piranha packages contain various tools to administer
and configure the Linux Virtual Server (LVS), as well as the heartbeat and
failover components. LVS is a dynamically-adjusted kernel routing mechanism
that provides load balancing, primarily for Web and FTP servers.

It was discovered that the Piranha Configuration Tool did not properly
restrict access to its web pages. A remote attacker able to connect to the
Piranha Configuration Tool web server port could use this flaw to read or
modify the LVS configuration without providing valid administrative
credentials. (CVE-2013-6492)

All piranha users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which
contains a backported patch to correct this issue.
Please see https://www.redhat.com/footer/terms-of-use.html

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Affected package information

Release Package Patched in
5 piranha piranha-0.8.4-26.el5_10.1.i386.rpm
piranha piranha-0.8.4-26.el5_10.1.src.rpm
piranha piranha-0.8.4-26.el5_10.1.x86_64.rpm