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RHSA-2008:0630: Red Hat Network Satellite Server security update

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RHSA-2008:0630: Red Hat Network Satellite Server security update



Red Hat Network Satellite Server version 5.1.1 is now available. This update includes fixes for a number of security issues in Red Hat Network Satellite Server components. This update has been rated as having low security impact by the Red Hat Security Response Team.

During an internal security audit, it was discovered that Red Hat Network Satellite Server shipped with an XML-RPC script, manzier.pxt, which had a single hard-coded authentication key. A remote attacker who is able to connect to the Satellite Server XML-RPC service could use this flaw to obtain limited information about Satellite Server users, such as login names, associated email addresses, internal user IDs, and partial information about entitlements. (CVE-2008-2369) This release also corrects several security vulnerabilities in various components shipped as part of Red Hat Network Satellite Server 5.1. In a typical operating environment, these components are not exposed to users of Satellite Server in a vulnerable manner. These security updates will reduce risk in unique Satellite Server environments. A denial-of-service flaw was fixed in mod_perl. (CVE-2007-1349) Multiple cross-site scripting flaws were fixed in the image map feature in the JFreeChart package. (CVE-2007-6306) A flaw which could result in weak encryption was fixed in the perl-Crypt-CBC package. (CVE-2006-0898) Multiple flaws were fixed in the Apache Tomcat package. (CVE-2005-4838, CVE-2006-0254, CVE-2007-1355, CVE-2007-1358, CVE-2007-2449, CVE-2007-5461, CVE-2008-0128) Users of Red Hat Network Satellite Server 5.1 are advised to upgrade to 5.1.1, which resolves these issues.


  • redhat-upgrade-jfreechart
  • redhat-upgrade-mod_perl
  • redhat-upgrade-perl-crypt-cbc
  • redhat-upgrade-rhn-html
  • redhat-upgrade-tomcat5

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