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ESB-2014.2414 - [Linux][RedHat] thermostat1-thermostat: Increased privileges - Existing account

Date: 17 December 2014

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2014.2414
             Important: thermostat1-thermostat security update
                             17 December 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           thermostat1-thermostat
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6
                   Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7
                   Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS/Desktop 6
                   Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS/Desktop 7
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-8120  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-2000.html

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Red Hat. It is recommended that administrators
         running thermostat1-thermostat check for an updated version of the 
         software for their operating system.

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: thermostat1-thermostat security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2014:2000-01
Product:           Red Hat Software Collections
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-2000.html
Issue date:        2014-12-16
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-8120 
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1. Summary:

Updated thermostat1-thermostat packages that fix one security issue are now
available for Red Hat Software Collections 1.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important 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 Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.4) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.5) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.6) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6) - noarch, x86_64
Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7) - noarch, x86_64

3. Description:

Thermostat is a monitoring and instrumentation tool for the OpenJDK HotSpot
Java Virtual Machine (JVM) with support for monitoring multiple JVM
instances.

It was discovered that, in certain configurations, the Thermostat agent
disclosed JMX management URLs of all local Java virtual machines to any
local user. A local, unprivileged user could use this flaw to escalate
their privileges on the system. (CVE-2014-8120)

This issue was discovered by Elliott Baron of Red Hat.

All thermostat1-thermostat users 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
https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1168977 - CVE-2014-8120 thermostat: local JMX URL disclosure

6. Package List:

Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 6):

Source:
thermostat1-thermostat-1.0.4-60.6.el6.src.rpm

noarch:
thermostat1-thermostat-javadoc-1.0.4-60.6.el6.noarch.rpm
thermostat1-thermostat-webapp-1.0.4-60.6.el6.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
thermostat1-thermostat-1.0.4-60.6.el6.x86_64.rpm
thermostat1-thermostat-debuginfo-1.0.4-60.6.el6.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.4):

Source:
thermostat1-thermostat-1.0.4-60.6.el6.src.rpm

noarch:
thermostat1-thermostat-javadoc-1.0.4-60.6.el6.noarch.rpm
thermostat1-thermostat-webapp-1.0.4-60.6.el6.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
thermostat1-thermostat-1.0.4-60.6.el6.x86_64.rpm
thermostat1-thermostat-debuginfo-1.0.4-60.6.el6.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.5):

Source:
thermostat1-thermostat-1.0.4-60.6.el6.src.rpm

noarch:
thermostat1-thermostat-javadoc-1.0.4-60.6.el6.noarch.rpm
thermostat1-thermostat-webapp-1.0.4-60.6.el6.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
thermostat1-thermostat-1.0.4-60.6.el6.x86_64.rpm
thermostat1-thermostat-debuginfo-1.0.4-60.6.el6.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.6):

Source:
thermostat1-thermostat-1.0.4-60.6.el6.src.rpm

noarch:
thermostat1-thermostat-javadoc-1.0.4-60.6.el6.noarch.rpm
thermostat1-thermostat-webapp-1.0.4-60.6.el6.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
thermostat1-thermostat-1.0.4-60.6.el6.x86_64.rpm
thermostat1-thermostat-debuginfo-1.0.4-60.6.el6.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 6):

Source:
thermostat1-thermostat-1.0.4-60.6.el6.src.rpm

noarch:
thermostat1-thermostat-javadoc-1.0.4-60.6.el6.noarch.rpm
thermostat1-thermostat-webapp-1.0.4-60.6.el6.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
thermostat1-thermostat-1.0.4-60.6.el6.x86_64.rpm
thermostat1-thermostat-debuginfo-1.0.4-60.6.el6.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (v. 7):

Source:
thermostat1-thermostat-1.0.4-70.6.el7.src.rpm

noarch:
thermostat1-thermostat-javadoc-1.0.4-70.6.el7.noarch.rpm
thermostat1-thermostat-webapp-1.0.4-70.6.el7.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
thermostat1-thermostat-1.0.4-70.6.el7.x86_64.rpm
thermostat1-thermostat-debuginfo-1.0.4-70.6.el7.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Software Collections 1 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation (v. 7):

Source:
thermostat1-thermostat-1.0.4-70.6.el7.src.rpm

noarch:
thermostat1-thermostat-javadoc-1.0.4-70.6.el7.noarch.rpm
thermostat1-thermostat-webapp-1.0.4-70.6.el7.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
thermostat1-thermostat-1.0.4-70.6.el7.x86_64.rpm
thermostat1-thermostat-debuginfo-1.0.4-70.6.el7.x86_64.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-2014-8120
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
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