Debian Security Advisory
DSA-3543-1 oar -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 05 Apr 2016
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2016-1235.
- More information:
Emmanuel Thome discovered that missing sanitising in the oarsh command of OAR, a software used to manage jobs and resources of HPC clusters, could result in privilege escalation.
For the oldstable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 2.5.2-3+deb7u1.
For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in version 2.5.4-2+deb8u1.
For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 2.5.7-1.
We recommend that you upgrade your oar packages.