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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2009:1689
The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2009:1689.

Condor is a specialized workload management system for compute-intensive
jobs. It provides a job queuing mechanism, scheduling policy, priority
scheme, and resource monitoring and management.

A flaw was found in the way Condor managed jobs. This could allow a user
that is authorized to submit jobs into Condor to queue a job as if it were
submitted by a different local user, potentially leading to unauthorized
access to that user's account. (CVE-2009-4133)

Note: Condor will not run jobs as root
therefore, this flaw cannot lead to
a compromise of the root user account.

All Red Hat Enterprise MRG 1.2 users are advised to upgrade to these
updated packages, which contain a backported patch to correct this issue.
Condor must be restarted for the update to take effect.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

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CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2009-4133
BugTraq ID: 37443
XForce ISS Database: condor-jobs-security-bypass(54984)
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