USN-3294-1: Bash vulnerabilities
- Canonical Ubuntu 14.04
Bernd Dietzel discovered that Bash incorrectly expanded the hostname when displaying the prompt. If a remote attacker were able to modify a hostname, this flaw could be exploited to execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2016-0634)
It was discovered that Bash incorrectly handled the SHELLOPTS and PS4 environment variables. A local attacker could use this issue to execute arbitrary code with root privileges. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.10. (CVE-2016-7543)
It was discovered that Bash incorrectly handled the popd command. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to bypass restricted shells. (CVE-2016-9401)
It was discovered that Bash incorrectly handled path autocompletion. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 17.04. (CVE-2017-5932)
Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions
Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.
- Cloud Foundry BOSH stemcells are vulnerable, including:
- 3263.x versions prior to 3263.26
- 3312.x versions prior to 3312.26
- 3363.x versions prior to 3363.24
- All other stemcells not listed.
- All versions of Cloud Foundry cflinuxfs2 prior to 1.122.0
OSS users are strongly encouraged to follow one of the mitigations below:
- The Cloud Foundry project recommends upgrading the following BOSH stemcells:
- Upgrade 3263.x versions to 3263.26 or later
- Upgrade 3312.x versions to 3312.26 or later
- Upgrade 3363.x versions to 3363.24 or later
- All other stemcells should be upgraded to the latest version.
- The Cloud Foundry project recommends that Cloud Foundry deployments run with cflinuxfs2 version 1.122.0 or later.