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    Debian: DSA-3149-1: condor security update

    Date 02 Feb 2015
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    Florian Weimer, of Red Hat Product Security, discovered an issue in condor, a distributed workload management system. Upon job completion, it can optionally notify a user by sending an email; the mailx invocation used in that process allowed for any authenticated user
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3149-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                        Sebastien Delafond
    February 02, 2015                      https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : condor
    CVE ID         : CVE-2014-8126
    Debian Bug     : 775276
    
    Florian Weimer, of Red Hat Product Security, discovered an issue in
    condor, a distributed workload management system. Upon job completion,
    it can optionally notify a user by sending an email; the mailx
    invocation used in that process allowed for any authenticated user
    able to submit jobs, to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of
    the condor user.
    
    For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
    version 7.8.2~dfsg.1-1+deb7u3.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (jessie) and unstable
    distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version
    8.2.3~dfsg.1-6.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your condor packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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