Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2143-1 slurm-llnl -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
16 Mar 2020
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 920997, Bug 931880.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-6438, CVE-2019-12838.
More information:

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.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 14.03.9-5+deb8u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your slurm-llnl packages.

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