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RHSA-2011:1536: sos security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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RHSA-2011:1536: sos security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
12/06/2011
Created
07/25/2018
Added
12/16/2011
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Sos is a set of tools that gather information about system hardware andconfiguration.The sosreport utility incorrectly included Certificate-based Red HatNetwork private entitlement keys in the resulting archive of debugginginformation. An attacker able to access the archive could use the keys toaccess Red Hat Network content available to the host. This issue did notaffect users of Red Hat Network Classic. (CVE-2011-4083)This updated sos package also includes numerous bug fixes and enhancements.Space precludes documenting all of these changes in this advisory.Documentation for these bug fixes and enhancements will be availableshortly from the Technical Notes document, linked to in the Referencessection.All users of sos are advised to upgrade to this updated package, whichcontains backported patches to correct these issues and add theseenhancements.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-sos

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