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USN-3398-1: graphite2 vulnerabilities

By: | September 21, 2017

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USN-3398-1: graphite2 vulnerabilities

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

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