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According to the upstream bug/CVS this was corrected in version 4.2.6. Fedora 21 is now at torque-18.104.22.168-5.fc21.
Given that Fedora is now at a patched version this bug can be closed.
(In reply to David A. Cafaro from comment #3)
> According to the upstream bug/CVS this was corrected in version 4.2.6.
> Fedora 21 is now at torque-22.214.171.124-5.fc21.
> Given that Fedora is now at a patched version this bug can be closed.
Sorry, forgot Fedora 20 and 19 are still supported.
Fedora 19 is at version: torque-3.0.4-1.fc17
Fedora 20 is at version: torque-3.0.4-4.fc20
I'll investigate further, sorry.
According to upstream the 3.0.x branch is no longer being supported:
Specific fix for this CVE is listed here in the 4.2.6 release notes, but no access to the related jira ticket:
"pbs_user used popen to send mail using the email addresses specified on the command line, which posed a security risk. TORQUE no longer allows you to run root commands in the email portion of qsub (TRQ-2310). CVE 2013-4495"
So the patch for 2.5 looks like a close fit for the 3.0.x branch from my initial comparison:
torque-3.0.4-5.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
torque-3.0.4-4.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 20 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing torque-3.0.4-5.fc20'
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torque-3.0.4-5.fc19 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 19.
torque-3.0.4-6.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
torque-3.0.4-6.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
torque-3.0.4-5.fc19 has been pushed to the Fedora 19 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.