|Category:||Red Hat Local Security Checks|
|Title:||RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2012:1279|
The remote host is missing updates announced in
Red Hat Enterprise MRG (Messaging, Realtime, and Grid) is a next-generation
IT infrastructure for enterprise computing. MRG offers increased
performance, reliability, interoperability, and faster computing for
MRG Messaging is a high-speed reliable messaging distribution for Linux
based on AMQP (Advanced Message Queuing Protocol), an open protocol
standard for enterprise messaging that is designed to make mission critical
messaging widely available as a standard service, and to make enterprise
messaging interoperable across platforms, programming languages, and
vendors. MRG Messaging includes an AMQP 0-10 messaging broker
client libraries for C++, Java JMS, and Python
as well as persistence
libraries and management tools.
It was discovered that the Apache Qpid daemon (qpidd) did not require
authentication for catch-up shadow connections created when a new broker
joins a cluster. A malicious client could use this flaw to bypass client
This update also fixes multiple bugs and adds enhancements. Documentation
for these changes will be available shortly from the Technical Notes
document linked to in the References section.
All users of the Messaging capabilities of Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2.2 are
advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which resolve the issues and
add the enhancements noted in the Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 Technical Notes.
After installing the updated packages, stop the cluster by either running
service qpidd stop on all nodes, or qpid-cluster --all-stop on any one
of the cluster nodes. Once stopped, restart the cluster with service qpidd
start on all nodes 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
Risk factor : Medium
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2012-3467|
BugTraq ID: 54954
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1277
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2012:1279
XForce ISS Database: apache-qpid-broker-sec-bypass(77568)
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