USN-2927-1 Graphite2 vulnerabilities | Cloud Foundry

2016-03-24T00:00:00
ID CFOUNDRY:38D8C00C93501581C0F1AE83984DB773
Type cloudfoundry
Reporter Cloud Foundry
Modified 2016-03-24T00:00:00

Description

USN-2927-1 Graphite2 vulnerabilities

Medium

Vendor

Graphite2

Versions Affected

  • Ubuntu 14.04

Description

Graphite2 could be made to crash or run programs as your login if it opened a specially crafted font.

It was discovered that graphite2 incorrectly handled certain malformed fonts. If a user or automated system were tricked into opening a specially-crafted font file, a remote attacker could use this issue to cause graphite2 to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • All versions of Cloud Foundry rootfs prior to 1.44.0

Mitigation

Users of affected versions should apply the following mitigation:

  • The Cloud Foundry project recommends that Cloud Foundry deployments run with rootfs version 1.44.0 and higher

Credit

None

References

  • <http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2927-1/>