Security Advisory Low: conga security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Advisory: RHSA-2013:0128-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Low
Issued on: 2013-01-08
Last updated on: 2013-01-08
Affected Products: RHEL Clustering (v. 5 server)
CVEs ( CVE-2012-3359


Updated conga packages that fix one security issue, multiple bugs, and add
two enhancements are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having low
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.

The Conga project is a management system for remote workstations. It
consists of luci, which is a secure web-based front end, and ricci, which
is a secure daemon that dispatches incoming messages to underlying
management modules.

It was discovered that luci stored usernames and passwords in session
cookies. This issue prevented the session inactivity timeout feature from
working correctly, and allowed attackers able to get access to a session
cookie to obtain the victim's authentication credentials. (CVE-2012-3359)

Red Hat would like to thank George Hedfors of Cybercom Sweden East AB for
reporting this issue.

This update also fixes the following bugs:

* Prior to this update, luci did not allow the fence_apc_snmp agent to be
configured. As a consequence, users could not configure or view an existing
configuration for fence_apc_snmp. This update adds a new screen that allows
fence_apc_snmp to be configured. (BZ#832181)

* Prior to this update, luci did not allow the SSL operation of the
fence_ilo fence agent to be enabled or disabled. As a consequence, users
could not configure or view an existing configuration for the 'ssl'
attribute for fence_ilo. This update adds a checkbox to show whether the
SSL operation is enabled and allows users to edit that attribute.

* Prior to this update, luci did not allow the "identity_file" attribute of
the fence_ilo_mp fence agent to be viewed or edited. As a consequence,
users could not configure or view an existing configuration for the
"identity_file" attribute of the fence_ilo_mp fence agent. This update adds
a text input box to show the current state of the "identity_file" attribute
of fence_ilo_mp and allows users to edit that attribute. (BZ#832185)

* Prior to this update, redundant files and directories remained on the
file system at /var/lib/luci/var/pts and /usr/lib{,64}/luci/zope/var/pts
when the luci package was uninstalled. This update removes these files
and directories when the luci package is uninstalled. (BZ#835649)

* Prior to this update, the "restart-disable" recovery policy was not
displayed in the recovery policy list from which users could select when
they configure a recovery policy for a failover domain. As a consequence,
the "restart-disable" recovery policy could not be set with the luci GUI.
This update adds the "restart-disable" recovery option to the recovery
policy pulldown list. (BZ#839732)

* Prior to this update, line breaks that were not anticipated in the "yum
list" output could cause package upgrade and/or installation to fail when
creating clusters or adding nodes to existing clusters. As a consequence,
creating clusters and adding cluster nodes to existing clusters could fail.
This update modifies the ricci daemon to be able to correctly handle line
breaks in the "yum list" output. (BZ#842865)

In addition, this update adds the following enhancements:

* This update adds support for configuring the Intel iPDU fence agent to
the luci package. (BZ#741986)

* This update adds support for viewing and changing the state of the new
'nfsrestart' attribute to the FS and Cluster FS resource agent
configuration screens. (BZ#822633)

All users of conga are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
resolve these issues and add these enhancements. After installing this
update, the luci and ricci services will be restarted automatically.


Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at

Updated packages

RHEL Clustering (v. 5 server)

File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: e12abd1670c30947d9d4d303b267eccb
SHA-256: f501e37b643549dd704aeadfeb6daa2a95fffeca72d13445d0c34f6747602130
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: ac1252ea916fb7f88864a9fa31fd8582
SHA-256: b408ef9b3079bbcfa96365817b3159592fbf23fa5ad26ab81313d9c9f5272a30
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: e00846fe3f886a93cbf984a91db87e5b
SHA-256: d6dfc90fd76d3475b32cf96954cdf5c0b2f5b32574f9e42a0ab60eddbe0d364a
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: 980142ea5c9f7d3c183b59a1b69af900
SHA-256: cba41a3f1240f36d87bfeec82da70c6189d501f5b9ae390f1386313d34ee2ee7
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: b2c42493b9409cb455dabfc223872c05
SHA-256: 3ca3c03d2338e50c4fc080dbae291c16abdc032b04e775d3eb378accb6b4bcfe
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: 9d9e9b72c5ac2f1dfd2df14abb199a47
SHA-256: e8d373c1becb51d42122647399904659e0be841d902c0700af7f7523553c609d
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: d408588e2ada8ee488e6fc8e0767535a
SHA-256: 75fe0bb39b10e5d2672bf2dc5d5885a3ff2bb0dccd78c3992d91b5703d258fc3
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: 04a57a6b425a437ea3897ec71cb041ab
SHA-256: 9c66034508d1460a516888f5257a196767416a917d99861ff204457e235413bf
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: d178cdec94de22eaa963344511c095b7
SHA-256: a773ef7f0c07604ac45e6287c5d3f61eb3106b4df3705d5712cb58fe3fb6061a
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: e62d9c0338599a2b4580de4e16cbbe68
SHA-256: 7cf8b4f2f8e4267f05b3111b036380c2f01f5ab420cd4197c009ccd88c81f553
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: befa806138787903d963d0d9af64c791
SHA-256: 0ddf5e481e6e984be7fb07b05b18a02e8b83dda5fd5355f9f0d221a56ecefeeb
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: 31f425922d42a231c9223d118773dba3
SHA-256: 19feb8c901462e3e128bc16259dea7ef76c4122281be88cc46de1883b0a37009
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1194
    MD5: 78c3b250194c1312b2fa7f337e6c6eb0
SHA-256: 65b95a5b9ef1fddd314cdfab5ee0da427bffb118b4ccbe59ef5ebcadc2839840
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

607179 - CVE-2012-3359 conga: insecure handling of luci web interface sessions
832181 - fence_apc_snmp is missing from luci
832183 - Luci is missing configuration of ssl for fence_ilo
832185 - Luci cannot configure the "identity_file" attribute for fence_ilo_mp
835649 - luci uninstall will leave /var/lib/luci/var/pts and /usr/lib*/luci/zope/var/pts behind
839732 - Conga Add a Service Screen is Missing Option for Restart-Disable Recovery Policy


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