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USN-6165-1: GLib vulnerabilities

USN-6165-1: GLib vulnerabilities




Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected

  • Canonical Ubuntu 22.04


It was discovered that GLib incorrectly handled non-normal GVariants. An attacker could use this issue to cause GLib to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or perform other unknown attacks. Update Instructions: Run `sudo pro fix USN-6165-1` to fix the vulnerability. The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: libglib2.0-0 – 2.64.6-1~ubuntu20.04.6 libglib2.0-data – 2.64.6-1~ubuntu20.04.6 libglib2.0-tests – 2.64.6-1~ubuntu20.04.6 libglib2.0-doc – 2.64.6-1~ubuntu20.04.6 libglib2.0-bin – 2.64.6-1~ubuntu20.04.6 libglib2.0-dev-bin – 2.64.6-1~ubuntu20.04.6 libglib2.0-dev – 2.64.6-1~ubuntu20.04.6 No subscription required

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2023-24593, CVE-2023-25180, CVE-2023-29499, CVE-2023-32611, CVE-2023-32636, CVE-2023-32643, CVE-2023-32665.

Affected Cloud Foundry Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • cflinuxfs4
    • All versions prior to 1.19.0
  • Jammy Stemcells
    • 1.x versions prior to 1.147
    • All other stemcells not listed.
  • CF Deployment
    • All versions with Jammy Stemcells prior to 1.147


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

The Cloud Foundry project recommends upgrading the following releases:

  • cflinuxfs4
    • Upgrade all versions to 1.19.0 or greater
  • Jammy Stemcells
    • Upgrade 1.x versions to 1.147 or greater
    • All other stemcells should be upgraded to the latest version available on
  • CF Deployment
    • For all versions, upgrade Jammy Stemcells to 1.147 or greater


2023-06-29: Initial vulnerability report published.

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