ESB-2019.0452 - [RedHat] CloudForms: Cross-site scripting - Remote with user interaction 2019-02-13

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    Moderate: CloudForms 4.6.8 security, bug fix and enhancement update
                             13 February 2019


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           CloudForms
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat
Impact/Access:     Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-11627  

Reference:         ESB-2019.0397

Original Bulletin:

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: CloudForms 4.6.8 security, bug fix and enhancement update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2019:0315-01
Product:           Red Hat CloudForms
Advisory URL:
Issue date:        2019-02-12
Cross references:  RHBA-2019:0110
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-11627 

1. Summary:

An update is now available for CloudForms Management Engine 5.9.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Moderate. 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:

CloudForms Management Engine 5.9 - x86_64

3. Description:

Red Hat CloudForms Management Engine delivers the insight, control, and
automation needed to address the challenges of managing virtual
environments. CloudForms Management Engine is built on Ruby on Rails, a
model-view-controller (MVC) framework for web application development.
Action Pack implements the controller and the view components.

Security Fix(es):

* rubygem-sinatra: XSS in the 400 Bad Request page (CVE-2018-11627)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in
the References section.

Additional Changes:

This update fixes various bugs and adds enhancements. Documentation for
these changes is available from the Release Notes document linked to in the
References section.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

If the postgresql service is running, it will be automatically restarted
after installing this update. After installing the updated packages, the
httpd daemon will be restarted automatically.

5. Bugs fixed (

1585218 - CVE-2018-11627 rubygem-sinatra: XSS in the 400 Bad Request page
1641669 - 404 Not Found: When dialog submitted via custom button from datastore object with method and dialog both attached
1641812 - Retirement Requester not populated after retirement
1650152 - [RFE] Unable to use AWS tags as RHV tags
1658480 - Instance evacuation error
1665284 - Tagging: Unable to edit tag from container provider page
1667948 - Dynamic drop down code is being executed everytime a service request is opened for review and executed again on approval
1668847 - Events from OpenStack are delivered in wrong order which causes miss of certain events
1669627 - SmartState Analysis fails on VMware Vsphere 6.7
1670202 - The event_streams table does not get auto-vacuumed

6. Package List:

CloudForms Management Engine 5.9:



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7. References:

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <>. More contact
details at

Copyright 2019 Red Hat, Inc.

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