USN-3843-1: pixman vulnerability

By: | December 12, 2018

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USN-3843-1: pixman vulnerability

Severity

Medium

Vendor

Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 14.04

Description

It was discovered that pixman incorrectly handled the general_composite_rect function. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause pixman to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2015-5297

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • All versions of Cloud Foundry cflinuxfs2 prior to 1.255.0

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 1.255.0 or later.

References

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