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RHSA-2012:0153: sos security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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RHSA-2012:0153: sos security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
02/21/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/21/2012
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. Usersare directed to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.8 Technical Notes, linkedto in the References, for information on the most significant of thesechanges.All sos users are advised to upgrade to this updated package, whichresolves these issues and adds these enhancements.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-sos

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