USN-4038-1: bzip2 vulnerabilities | Cloud Foundry

2019-11-14T00:00:00
ID CFOUNDRY:35BFCB7A171647D2DB69FB87A494A3FC
Type cloudfoundry
Reporter Cloud Foundry
Modified 2019-11-14T00:00:00

Description

Severity

Medium

Vendor

Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 16.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 18.04

Description

Aladdin Mubaied discovered that bzip2 incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2016-3189)

It was discovered that bzip2 incorrectly handled certain files. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2019-12900)

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2016-3189, CVE-2019-12900

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • Cloud Foundry BOSH xenial-stemcells are vulnerable, including:
    • 315.x versions prior to 315.64
    • 250.x versions prior to 250.79
    • 170.x versions prior to 170.107
    • 97.x versions prior to 97.132
    • All other stemcells not listed.
  • All versions of Cloud Foundry cflinuxfs3 prior to 0.107.0

Mitigation

Users of affected products are strongly encouraged to follow one of the mitigations below:

  • The Cloud Foundry project recommends upgrading the following BOSH xenial-stemcells:
    • Upgrade 315.x versions to 315.64
    • Upgrade 250.x versions to 250.79
    • Upgrade 170.x versions to 170.107
    • Upgrade 97.x versions to 97.132
    • All other stemcells should be upgraded to the latest version available on bosh.io.
  • The Cloud Foundry project recommends that Cloud Foundry deployments run with cflinuxfs3 version 0.107.0 or later.

References