OpenPBS: Multiple vulnerabilities
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 200704-04 / openpbs
||April 03, 2007
||April 03, 2007: 01
All supported architectures
OpenPBS contains unspecified vulnerabilities which may allow for the remote
execution of arbitrary code or a Denial of Service.
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.
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.
Code Listing 3.1: Resolution
# emerge --ask --unmerge sys-cluster/openpbs
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --verbose sys-cluster/torque