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Debian Security Advisory DSA 3058-1 (torque - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

6.8

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

7 years ago

Modified

Modified

10 months ago

Summary

Chad Vizino reported a vulnerability in torque, a PBS-derived batch processing queueing system. A non-root user could exploit the flaw in the tm_adopt() library call to kill any process, including root-owned ones on any node in a job.

Affected Software

Affected Software

torque on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.16+dfsg-1+deb7u4. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.4.16+dfsg-1.5. We recommend that you upgrade your torque packages.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)