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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Moderate: rabbitmq-server security update
2 February 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Red Hat
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2015-8786
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Moderate: rabbitmq-server security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2017:0226-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0226.html
Issue date: 2017-02-01
CVE Names: CVE-2015-8786
An update for rabbitmq-server is now available for Red Hat OpenStack
Platform 8.0 (Liberty).
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:
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8.0 (Liberty) - noarch
RabbitMQ is an implementation of AMQP, the emerging standard for high
performance enterprise messaging. The RabbitMQ server is a robust and
scalable implementation of an AMQP broker.
* A resource-consumption flaw was found in RabbitMQ Server, where the
lengths_age or lengths_incr parameters were not validated in the management
plugin. Remote, authenticated users with certain privileges could exploit
this flaw to cause a denial of service by passing values which were too
For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:
5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1404150 - CVE-2015-8786 rabbitmq-server: DoS via lengths_age or lengths_incr parameter in the management plugin
6. Package List:
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8.0 (Liberty):
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Copyright 2017 Red Hat, Inc.
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