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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
12 October 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Access Confidential Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2016-9579 CVE-2016-8626 CVE-2016-7031
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3452-1
October 11, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in Ceph.
- - ceph: distributed storage and file system
It was discovered that Ceph incorrectly handled the handle_command
function. A remote authenticated user could use this issue to cause Ceph to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-5009)
Rahul Aggarwal discovered that Ceph incorrectly handled the
authenticated-read ACL. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
list bucket contents via a URL. (CVE-2016-7031)
Diluga Salome discovered that Ceph incorrectly handled certain POST objects
with null conditions. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
cuase Ceph to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-8626)
Yang Liu discovered that Ceph incorrectly handled invalid HTTP Origin
headers. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cuase Ceph to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-9579)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
CVE-2016-5009, CVE-2016-7031, CVE-2016-8626, CVE-2016-9579
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