Endpoint Vulnerability

RHSA-2019:2285: keepalived security and bug fix update (Moderate)

Description

The keepalived utility provides simple and robust facilities for load balancing and high availability. The load balancing framework relies on the well-known and widely used IP Virtual Server (IPVS) kernel module providing layer-4 (transport layer) load balancing. Keepalived implements a set of checkers to dynamically and adaptively maintain and manage a load balanced server pool according to the health of the servers. Keepalived also implements the Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRPv2) to achieve high availability with director failover. Security Fix(es): * keepalived: Improper pathname validation allows for overwrite of arbitrary filenames via symlinks (CVE-2018-19044) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Affected Products

keepalived

References

CVE-2018-19044,