Debian: DSA-2936-1: torque security update

    Date23 May 2014
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    John Fitzpatrick from MWR Labs reported a stack-based buffer overflow vulnerability in torque, a PBS-derived batch processing queueing system. An unauthenticated remote attacker could exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code with root privileges.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2936-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                      Salvatore Bonaccorso
    May 23, 2014                           http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : torque
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-0749
    Debian Bug     : 748827
    
    John Fitzpatrick from MWR Labs reported a stack-based buffer overflow
    vulnerability in torque, a PBS-derived batch processing queueing system.
    An unauthenticated remote attacker could exploit this flaw to execute
    arbitrary code with root privileges.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.4.8+dfsg-9squeeze4.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.4.16+dfsg-1+deb7u3.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.4.16+dfsg-1.4.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your torque packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: http://www.debian.org/security/
    
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