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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.702796
Category:Debian Local Security Checks
Title:Debian Security Advisory DSA 2796-1 (torque - arbitrary code execution)
Summary:Matt Ezell from Oak Ridge National Labs reported a vulnerability in;torque, a PBS-derived batch processing queueing system.;;A user could submit executable shell commands on the tail of what is;passed with the -M switch for qsub. This was later passed to a pipe,;making it possible for these commands to be executed as root on the;pbs_server.
Description:Summary:
Matt Ezell from Oak Ridge National Labs reported a vulnerability in
torque, a PBS-derived batch processing queueing system.

A user could submit executable shell commands on the tail of what is
passed with the -M switch for qsub. This was later passed to a pipe,
making it possible for these commands to be executed as root on the
pbs_server.

Affected Software/OS:
torque on Debian Linux

Solution:
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.4.8+dfsg-9squeeze3.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.4.16+dfsg-1+deb7u2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 2.4.16+dfsg-1.3.

We recommend that you upgrade your torque packages.

CVSS Score:
10.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2013-4495
Debian Security Information: DSA-2796 (Google Search)
https://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2796
http://secunia.com/advisories/55535
http://secunia.com/advisories/55622
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