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HistoryNov 19, 2020 - 12:00 a.m.

USN-4593-1: FreeType vulnerability | Cloud Foundry

2020-11-1900:00:00
Cloud Foundry
www.cloudfoundry.org
26

EPSS

0.023

Percentile

89.9%

Severity

High

Vendor

Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 16.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 18.04

Description

Sergei Glazunov discovered that FreeType did not correctly handle certain malformed font files. If a user were tricked into using a specially crafted font file, a remote attacker could cause FreeType to crash or possibly execute arbitrary code with user privileges.

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2020-15999.

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is high unless otherwise noted.

  • cflinuxfs3
    • All versions prior to 0.210.0
  • Xenial Stemcells
    • 315.x versions prior to 315.199
    • 456.x versions prior to 456.126
    • 621.x versions prior to 621.90
    • All other stemcells not listed.
  • CF Deployment
    • All versions prior to 14.0.0

Mitigation

Users of affected products are strongly encouraged to follow the mitigations below. The Cloud Foundry project recommends upgrading the following releases:

  • cflinuxfs3
    • Upgrade All versions to 0.210.0 or greater
  • Xenial Stemcells
    • Upgrade 315.x versions to 315.199 or greater
    • Upgrade 456.x versions to 456.126 or greater
    • Upgrade 621.x versions to 621.90 or greater
    • All other stemcells should be upgraded to the latest version available on bosh.io.
  • CF Deployment
    • Upgrade All versions to 14.0.0 or greater

References

History

2020-11-20: Initial vulnerability report published.