USN-3398-1: graphite2 vulnerabilities | Cloud Foundry

2017-09-21T00:00:00
ID CFOUNDRY:C7F45C70F6C0B1158EC8D8729409B754
Type cloudfoundry
Reporter Cloud Foundry
Modified 2017-09-21T00:00:00

Description

Severity

Medium

Vendor

Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 14.04

Description

Holger Fuhrmannek and Tyson Smith 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 Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • All versions of Cloud Foundry cflinuxfs2 prior to 1.150.0

Mitigation

OSS users are strongly encouraged to follow one of the mitigations below:

  • The Cloud Foundry project recommends that Cloud Foundry deployments run with cflinuxfs2 version 1.150.0 or later.

References