Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3058-1 torque -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 27 Oct 2014
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 763922.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2014-3684.
- More information:
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.
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.