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<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>April 03, 2007</announced>
<revised>April 03, 2007: 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="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2006-5616">CVE-2006-5616</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Mon, 26 Mar 2007 23:17:18 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Tue, 27 Mar 2007 16:50:56 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Thu, 29 Mar 2007 21:14:48 +0000">
falco
</metadata>
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