CVE-2016-0715 Remote Information Disclosure
Cloud Foundry Foundation
Original mitigation configuration instructions provided as part of CVE-2016-0708 were incomplete and could leave PHP Buildpack, Staticfile Buildpack and potentially other custom Buildpack applications vulnerable to remote information disclosure. Affected applications use automated buildpack detection, serve files directly from the root of the application and have a buildpack that matched after the Java Buildpack in the system buildpack priority when Java Buildpack versions 2.0 through 3.4 were present.
Cloud Foundry users are strongly encouraged to follow one of the mitigations below:
If only the Java Buildpack mitigation is used, it is required that all applications using automated buildpack detection are re-staged once Java Buildpack 3.5.1 or later to remediate this issue.
If the upgrade to Cloud Foundry v228 or later with the configuration option mitigation is used, running applications will no longer contain the sensitive information. It is still recommended to update the system buildpack to the Java Buildpack v3.5.1 or later ask users to restage all applications that use automated buildpack detection so that sensitive information is not written to disk.
It is possible that sensitive application information may have been disclosed before the remediation, therefore it is recommended that applications using automated buildpack detection rotate credentials including environment variables for bound services, user-provided service instances, and developer provided environment variables. Most Service Brokers provide new credentials to each application using an unbind-service and bind-service sequence of commands.
2015-Jan-18: Initial vulnerability report published with incomplete configuration mitigation.