Debian: DSA-3543-1: oar security update

    Date05 Apr 2016
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Emmanuel Thome discovered that missing sanitising in the oarsh command of OAR, a software used to manage jobs and resources of HPC clusters, could result in privilege escalation.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3543-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    April 05, 2016                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : oar
    CVE ID         : CVE-2016-1235
    
    Emmanuel Thome discovered that missing sanitising in the oarsh command
    of OAR, a software used to manage jobs and resources of HPC clusters,
    could result in privilege escalation.
    
    For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed
    in version 2.5.2-3+deb7u1.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.5.4-2+deb8u1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 2.5.7-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your oar 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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