RedHat: RHSA-2020-0984:01 Important: ipmitool security update

    Date26 Mar 2020
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    An update for ipmitool is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7. Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Important: ipmitool security update
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2020:0984-01
    Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:0984
    Issue date:        2020-03-26
    CVE Names:         CVE-2020-5208 
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    1. Summary:
    
    An update for ipmitool is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
    
    Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
    of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
    which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability
    from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
    
    2. Relevant releases/architectures:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode (v. 7) - x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode Optional (v. 7) - noarch
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7) - ppc64, ppc64le, s390x, x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 7) - noarch
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7) - x86_64
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 7) - noarch
    
    3. Description:
    
    The ipmitool packages contain a command-line utility for interfacing with
    devices that support the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI)
    specification. IPMI is an open standard for machine health, inventory, and
    remote power control.
    
    Security Fix(es):
    
    * ipmitool: Buffer overflow in read_fru_area_section function in
    lib/ipmi_fru.c (CVE-2020-5208)
    
    For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
    score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
    page(s) listed in the References section.
    
    4. Solution:
    
    For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
    described in this advisory, refer to:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258
    
    After installing this update, the IPMI event daemon (ipmievd) will be
    restarted automatically.
    
    5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
    
    1798721 - CVE-2020-5208 ipmitool: Buffer overflow in read_fru_area_section function in lib/ipmi_fru.c
    
    6. Package List:
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode (v. 7):
    
    Source:
    ipmitool-1.8.18-9.el7_7.src.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    ipmitool-1.8.18-9.el7_7.x86_64.rpm
    ipmitool-debuginfo-1.8.18-9.el7_7.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux ComputeNode Optional (v. 7):
    
    noarch:
    bmc-snmp-proxy-1.8.18-9.el7_7.noarch.rpm
    exchange-bmc-os-info-1.8.18-9.el7_7.noarch.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7):
    
    Source:
    ipmitool-1.8.18-9.el7_7.src.rpm
    
    ppc64:
    ipmitool-1.8.18-9.el7_7.ppc64.rpm
    ipmitool-debuginfo-1.8.18-9.el7_7.ppc64.rpm
    
    ppc64le:
    ipmitool-1.8.18-9.el7_7.ppc64le.rpm
    ipmitool-debuginfo-1.8.18-9.el7_7.ppc64le.rpm
    
    s390x:
    ipmitool-1.8.18-9.el7_7.s390x.rpm
    ipmitool-debuginfo-1.8.18-9.el7_7.s390x.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    ipmitool-1.8.18-9.el7_7.x86_64.rpm
    ipmitool-debuginfo-1.8.18-9.el7_7.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Optional (v. 7):
    
    noarch:
    bmc-snmp-proxy-1.8.18-9.el7_7.noarch.rpm
    exchange-bmc-os-info-1.8.18-9.el7_7.noarch.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7):
    
    Source:
    ipmitool-1.8.18-9.el7_7.src.rpm
    
    x86_64:
    ipmitool-1.8.18-9.el7_7.x86_64.rpm
    ipmitool-debuginfo-1.8.18-9.el7_7.x86_64.rpm
    
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Optional (v. 7):
    
    noarch:
    bmc-snmp-proxy-1.8.18-9.el7_7.noarch.rpm
    exchange-bmc-os-info-1.8.18-9.el7_7.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://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/
    
    7. References:
    
    https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-5208
    https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
    
    8. Contact:
    
    The Red Hat security contact is . More contact
    details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
    
    Copyright 2020 Red Hat, Inc.
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