==================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Moderate: rhn-client-tools security update Advisory ID: RHSA-2010:0449-01 Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0449.html Issue date: 2010-06-01 CVE Names: CVE-2010-1439 ==================================================================== 1. Summary: Updated rhn-client-tools packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate 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. 2. Relevant releases/architectures: Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server) - noarch Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client) - noarch 3. Description: Red Hat Network Client Tools provide programs and libraries that allow your system to receive software updates from the Red Hat Network (RHN). It was discovered that rhn-client-tools set insecure permissions on the loginAuth.pkl file, used to store session credentials for authenticating connections to Red Hat Network servers. A local, unprivileged user could use these credentials to download packages from the Red Hat Network. They could also manipulate package or action lists associated with the system's profile. (CVE-2010-1439) Users of rhn-client-tools are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue. 4. Solution: 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 5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/): 585386 - CVE-2010-1439 rhn-client-tools: authorized information disclosure 6. Package List: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop (v. 5 client): Source: noarch: rhn-check-0.4.20-33.el5_5.2.noarch.rpm rhn-client-tools-0.4.20-33.el5_5.2.noarch.rpm rhn-setup-0.4.20-33.el5_5.2.noarch.rpm rhn-setup-gnome-0.4.20-33.el5_5.2.noarch.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux (v. 5 server): Source: noarch: rhn-check-0.4.20-33.el5_5.2.noarch.rpm rhn-client-tools-0.4.20-33.el5_5.2.noarch.rpm rhn-setup-0.4.20-33.el5_5.2.noarch.rpm rhn-setup-gnome-0.4.20-33.el5_5.2.noarch.rpm These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and details on how to verify the signature are available from https://www.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package 7. References: https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2010-1439.html https://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate 8. Contact: The Red Hat security contact is
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