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USN-5189-1: GLib vulnerability

Severity

Medium

Vendor

Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 16.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 18.04

Description

It was discovered that GLib incorrectly handled certain environment variables. An attacker could possibly use this issue to escalate privileges.

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2021-3800.

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • Bionic Stemcells
    • 1.x versions prior to 1.51
    • All other stemcells not listed.
  • cflinuxfs3
    • All versions prior to 0.270.0
  • CF Deployment
    • All versions prior to 17.1.0

Mitigation

Users of affected products are strongly encouraged to follow the mitigations below. The Cloud Foundry project recommends upgrading the following releases:

  • Bionic Stemcells
    • Upgrade 1.x versions to 1.51 or greater
    • All other stemcells should be upgraded to the latest version available onĀ bosh.io.
  • cflinuxfs3
    • Upgrade all versions to 0.270.0 or greater
  • CF Deployment
    • Upgrade all versions to 17.1.0 or greater

History

2022-01-20: Initial vulnerability report published.

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