An updated rubygem-openshift-origin-node package that fixes one securityissue is now available for Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 1.2.8.The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Criticalsecurity impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link inthe References section.
The rubygem-openshift-origin-node package provides basic OpenShift nodefunctionality.A command injection flaw was found in rubygem-openshift-origin-node.A remote, authenticated user permitted to install cartridges via the webinterface could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code with rootprivileges on the Red Hat OpenShift node server. (CVE-2014-3496)This issue was discovered by Jeremy Choi of the Red Hat HSS Pen-test Team.All rubygem-openshift-origin-node users are advised to upgrade to thisupdated package, which contains a backported patch to correct this issue.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released erratarelevant to your system have been applied.This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how touse the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available athttps://access.redhat.com/site/articles/11258
1110470 – CVE-2014-3496 OpenShift Origin: Command execution as root via downloadable cartridge source-url
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