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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">
<glsa id="200704-04">
  <title>OpenPBS: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
  <synopsis>
    OpenPBS contains unspecified vulnerabilities which may allow for the remote
    execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.
  </synopsis>
  <product type="ebuild">openpbs</product>
  <announced>2007-04-03</announced>
  <revised>2007-04-03: 01</revised>
  <bug>153495</bug>
  <access>remote, local</access>
  <affected>
    <package name="sys-cluster/openpbs" auto="yes" arch="*">
      <vulnerable range="le">2.3.16-r4</vulnerable>
    </package>
  </affected>
  <background>
    <p>
    OpenPBS is the original version of the Portable Batch System. It is a
    flexible batch queueing system developed for NASA in the early to
    mid-1990s.
    </p>
  </background>
  <description>
    <p>
    SUSE reported vulnerabilities due to unspecified errors in OpenPBS.
    </p>
  </description>
  <impact type="high">
    <p>
    By unspecified attack vectors an attacker might be able execute
    arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running openpbs, which
    might be the root user.
    </p>
  </impact>
  <workaround>
    <p>
    There is no known workaround at this time.
    </p>
  </workaround>
  <resolution>
    <p>
    OpenPBS has been masked in the Portage tree for replacement by Torque.
    All OpenPBS users should unmerge OpenPBS and switch to Torque.
    </p>
    <code>
    
    # emerge --ask --unmerge sys-cluster/openpbs
    # emerge --sync
    # emerge --ask --verbose sys-cluster/torque</code>
  </resolution>
  <references>
    <uri link="https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5616">CVE-2006-5616</uri>
  </references>
  <metadata tag="requester" timestamp="2007-03-26T23:17:18Z">
    falco
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="2007-03-27T16:50:56Z">
    falco
  </metadata>
  <metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="2007-03-29T21:14:48Z">
    falco
  </metadata>
</glsa>