USN-3829-1: Git vulnerabilities

By: | November 28, 2018

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USN-3829-1: Git vulnerabilities

Severity

Medium

Vendor

Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 14.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 18.04

Description

It was discovered that Git incorrectly handled layers of tree objects. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a denial of service. This issue only affected Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. (CVE-2017-15298)

It was discovered that Git incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code. This issue only affected Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.10. (CVE-2018-19486)

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2017-15298, CVE-2018-19486

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • All versions of Cloud Foundry cflinuxfs2 prior to 1.251.0
  • All versions of Cloud Foundry cflinuxfs3 prior to 0.42.0

Mitigation

Users of affected products are strongly encouraged to follow one of the mitigations below:

  • The Cloud Foundry project recommends that Cloud Foundry deployments run with cflinuxfs2 version 1.251.0 or later.
  • The Cloud Foundry project recommends that Cloud Foundry deployments run with cflinuxfs3 version 0.42.0 or later.

References

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