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USN-4049-2: GLib vulnerability

USN-4049-2: GLib vulnerability




Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 14.04


USN-4049-1 fixed a vulnerability in GLib. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 12.04 ESM and Ubuntu 14.04 ESM.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that GLib created directories and files without properly restricting permissions. An attacker could possibly use this issue to access sensitive information.

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2019-13012

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • Cloud Foundry BOSH trusty-stemcells are vulnerable, including:
    • 3586.x versions prior to 3586.144
    • 3541.x versions prior to 3541.138
    • 3468.x versions prior to 3468.145
    • All other stemcells not listed.


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

  • The Cloud Foundry project recommends upgrading the following BOSH trusty-stemcells:
    • Upgrade 3586.x versions to 3586.144
    • Upgrade 3541.x versions to 3541.138
    • Upgrade 3468.x versions to 3468.145
    • All other stemcells should be upgraded to the latest version available on


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