USN-3462-1: Pacemaker vulnerabilities
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3462-1
24th October, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in Pacemaker.
- pacemaker - Cluster resource manager
Jan Pokorný and Alain Moulle discovered that Pacemaker incorrectly handled
the IPC interface. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to
execute arbitrary code with root privileges. (CVE-2016-7035)
Alain Moulle discovered that Pacemaker incorrectly handled authentication.
A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to shut down connections,
leading to a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
- pacemaker 1.1.14-2ubuntu1.2
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
- pacemaker 1.1.10+git20130802-1ubuntu2.4
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.