Debian LTS: Security Advisory for slurm-llnl (DLA-2143-1)

Published: 2020-03-18 10:44:54
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'slurm-llnl' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DLA-2143-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Several issue were found in Simple Linux Utility for Resource Management (SLURM), a cluster resource management and job scheduling system. CVE-2019-6438 SchedMD Slurm mishandles 32-bit systems, causing a heap overflow in xmalloc. CVE-2019-12838 SchedMD Slurm did not escape strings when importing an archive file into the accounting_storage/mysql backend, resulting in SQL injection.

Affected Versions:
'slurm-llnl' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 14.03.9-5+deb8u5. We recommend that you upgrade your slurm-llnl Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-12838
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6438

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2020/03/msg00016.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DLA-2143-1
https://bugs.debian.org/920997
https://bugs.debian.org/931880

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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