Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6458-1

Ubuntu Security Notice 6458-1 – It was discovered that Slurm did not properly handle credential management, which could allow an unprivileged user to impersonate the SlurmUser account. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code as the root user. It was discovered that Slurm did not properly handle access control when dealing with RPC traffic through PMI2 and PMIx, which could allow an unprivileged user to send data to an arbitrary unix socket in the host. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code as the root user.Ubuntu Security Notice 6458-1 – It was discovered that Slurm did not properly handle credential management, which could allow an unprivileged user to impersonate the SlurmUser account. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code as the root user. It was discovered that Slurm did not properly handle access control when dealing with RPC traffic through PMI2 and PMIx, which could allow an unprivileged user to send data to an arbitrary unix socket in the host. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code as the root user.