USN-2837-1 bind9 vulnerability | Cloud Foundry

2016-01-07T00:00:00
ID CFOUNDRY:9339B72D1E57C54E643F36D1C5947B1A
Type cloudfoundry
Reporter Cloud Foundry
Modified 2016-01-07T00:00:00

Description

USN-2837-1 bind9 vulnerability

Medium

Vendor

bind9

Versions Affected

  • Ubuntu 14.04

Description

It was discovered that Bind incorrectly handled responses with malformed class attributes. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

The Cloud Foundry project released a new Cloud Foundry rootfs, cflinuxfs2 v.1.23.0, that has the patches.

Affected Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • All versions of Cloud Foundry cflinuxfs2 prior to v.1.23.0.

Mitigation

Users of affected versions should apply the following mitigation:

  • The Cloud Foundry project recommends that Cloud Foundry deployments run with cflinuxfs2 v.1.23.0 or later versions.

Credit

N/A

References

  • <http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2837-1>
  • <https://bosh.io/stemcells>
  • <https://github.com/cloudfoundry/cf-release>