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USN-3535-1: Bind vulnerability

USN-3535-1: Bind vulnerability




Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 14.04


Jayachandran Palanisamy discovered that the Bind resolver incorrectly handled fetch cleanup sequencing. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Bind to crash, resulting in a denial of service.

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • Cloud Foundry BOSH stemcells are vulnerable, including:
    • 3312.x versions prior to 3312.51
    • 3363.x versions prior to 3363.48
    • 3421.x versions prior to 3421.38
    • 3445.x versions prior to 3445.24
    • 3468.x versions prior to 3468.19
    • All other stemcells not listed.
  • All versions of Cloud Foundry cflinuxfs2 prior to 1.181.0


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

  • The Cloud Foundry project recommends upgrading the following BOSH stemcells:
    • Upgrade 3312.x versions to 3312.51
    • Upgrade 3363.x versions to 3363.48
    • Upgrade 3421.x versions to 3421.38
    • Upgrade 3445.x versions to 3445.24
    • Upgrade 3468.x versions to 3468.19
    • All other stemcells should be upgraded to the latest version available on
  • The Cloud Foundry project recommends that Cloud Foundry deployments run with cflinuxfs2 version 1.181.0 or later.


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Cloud Foundry Foundation Security Team, AUTHOR