Sicherheit: Ausführen beliebiger Kommandos in openstack-packstack
||Ausführen beliebiger Kommandos in openstack-packstack
||Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
||Do, 16. April 2015, 23:15
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Important: openstack-packstack and openstack-puppet-modules
Advisory ID: RHSA-2015:0832-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0832.html
Issue date: 2015-04-16
CVE Names: CVE-2015-1842
Updated openstack-packstack and openstack-puppet-modules packages that fix
one security issue and adds one enhancement are now available for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
Red Hat Product Security 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
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for RHEL 6 - noarch
PackStack is a command-line utility for deploying OpenStack on existing
servers over an SSH connection. Deployment options are provided either
interactively, using the command line, or non-interactively by means of a
text file containing a set of preconfigured values for OpenStack
parameters. PackStack is suitable for deploying proof-of-concept
It was discovered that the puppet manifests, as provided with the
openstack-puppet-modules package, would configure the pcsd daemon with a
known default password. If this password was not changed and an attacker
was able to gain access to pcsd, they could potentially run shell commands
as root. (CVE-2015-1842)
This issue was discovered by Alessandro Vozza of Red Hat.
This update also adds the following enhancement:
* If OpenStack Networking (neutron) is enabled, Packstack now displays a
warning if the Network Manager service is active on hosts. (BZ#1117115)
All openstack-packstack and openstack-puppet-modules users are advised to
upgrade to these updated packages, which correct these issues and add
Before applying this update, ensure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5 for RHEL 6 runs on Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 6.6.
The Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5 for RHEL 6 Release Notes
(see References section) contain the following:
* An explanation of the way in which the provided components interact to
form a working cloud computing environment.
* Technology Previews, Recommended Practices, and Known Issues.
* The channels required for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5
for RHEL 6, including which channels need to be enabled and disabled.
For details on how to apply this update, refer to:
5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1130589 - packstack should warn installing openstack while NM is active
1201875 - CVE-2015-1842 openstack-puppet-modules: pacemaker configured with
6. Package List:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for RHEL 6:
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Copyright 2015 Red Hat, Inc.
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