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<glsa id="200704-04">
<title>OpenPBS: Multiple vulnerabilities</title>
OpenPBS contains unspecified vulnerabilities which may allow for the remote
execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.
<product type="ebuild">openpbs</product>
<announced>April 03, 2007</announced>
<revised>April 03, 2007: 01</revised>
<access>remote, local</access>
<package name="sys-cluster/openpbs" auto="yes" arch="*">
<vulnerable range="le">2.3.16-r4</vulnerable>
OpenPBS is the original version of the Portable Batch System. It is a
flexible batch queueing system developed for NASA in the early to
SUSE reported vulnerabilities due to unspecified errors in OpenPBS.
<impact type="high">
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.
There is no known workaround at this time.
OpenPBS has been masked in the Portage tree for replacement by Torque.
All OpenPBS users should unmerge OpenPBS and switch to Torque.
# emerge --ask --unmerge sys-cluster/openpbs
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --verbose sys-cluster/torque</code>
<uri link="">CVE-2006-5616</uri>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 26 Mar 2007 23:17:18 +0000">
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 27 Mar 2007 16:50:56 +0000">
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Thu, 29 Mar 2007 21:14:48 +0000">