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Debian alert DSA-2472-1 (gridengine)

From:  Florian Weimer <>
Subject:  [SECURITY] [DSA 2472-1] gridengine security update
Date:  Wed, 16 May 2012 07:54:05 +0200
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Debian Security Advisory DSA-2472-1 Florian Weimer May 15, 2012 - ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Package : gridengine Vulnerability : privilege escalation Problem type : remote Debian-specific: no CVE ID : CVE-2012-0208 Dave Love discovered that users who are allowed to submit jobs to a Grid Engine installation can escalate their privileges to root because the environment is not properly sanitized before creating processes. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 6.2u5-1squeeze1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 6.2u5-6. We recommend that you upgrade your gridengine packages. Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: Mailing list: -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.10 (GNU/Linux) iQEcBAEBAgAGBQJPssBDAAoJEL97/wQC1SS+hQoH/0SS/5Y7YGa0ZId76G/BVCr7 4Wn+9pNSg0w9DXIPCdOXTOyYEyi1P5s4XS5ccr5QTsQ73rBhjMlgW/ASSbsJ50Na vyKRGiGj/ISuNllFET4sk/V1sRnr2XNPC5JKQ2V6b4L8S8NRduPoTQ3XIBuduXGK yPbd158qursgNd3J3nN/EMRhsexPsTqWj2ypcrjL9TfbNXgj4XMtvltNUzcFMEp6 1q9eNi2sXvVSV2Ecu8bWa65DuuXKgBYBX2dObM77DPXyL4Jkog4vssPZQ32Q3b7n jhWeI5BvrgBh2OJEyq63rmnbRA3NMyHHMfcljVlplX9gl78qWTb+S3OtPP1AFuE= =4w3Z -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- To UNSUBSCRIBE, email to with a subject of "unsubscribe". Trouble? Contact Archive:

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