[USN-3462-1] Pacemaker vulnerabilities

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[USN-3462-1] Pacemaker vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers-3
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3462-1
October 24, 2017

pacemaker vulnerabilities

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.

Software Description:
- 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.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
  pacemaker                       1.1.14-2ubuntu1.2

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  pacemaker                       1.1.10+git20130802-1ubuntu2.4

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

  CVE-2016-7035, CVE-2016-7797

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