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Red Hat Network Satellite NULL Organization Package Upload Security Bypass Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2012-03-30    Views:  1,746

Secunia Advisory SA48664

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Red Hat Network Satellite, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

The vulnerability is caused due to improper authentication and authorisation checks within the spacewalk-backend when handling a NULL organization. This can be exploited to consume disk space of the /var partition and stop the application from downloading updates by uploading arbitrary packages.

Note: The vulnerability affects version 5.4 running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 under mod_wsgi only.


Solution:
Updated packages are available via Red Hat Network.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
RHSA-2012:0436-1:
https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0436.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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