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RHSA-2011:1794: Red Hat Network Satellite server security update

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RHSA-2011:1794: Red Hat Network Satellite server security update



Updated packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Network Satellite 5.4.1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate 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.

Red Hat Network (RHN) Satellite provides a solution to organizations requiring absolute control over and privacy of the maintenance and package deployment of their servers. It allows organizations to utilize the benefits of the Red Hat Network without having to provide public Internet access to their servers or other client systems. A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the RHN Satellite web interface. An authenticated RHN Satellite user could use this flaw to perform a cross-site scripting attack against other authenticated users who are using the RHN Satellite web interface. (CVE-2011-4346) Red Hat would like to thank William Hoffmann for reporting this issue. Users of Red Hat Network Satellite 5.4.1 are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a patch to correct this issue. For this update to take effect, Red Hat Network Satellite must be restarted. Refer to the Solution section for details.


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