Operating System:

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Published:

12 December 2019

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2019.4641
                    USN-4214-2: RabbitMQ vulnerability
                             12 December 2019

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           RabbitMQ
Publisher:         Ubuntu
Operating System:  Ubuntu
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2019-18609  

Reference:         ESB-2019.4583
                   ESB-2019.4577

Original Bulletin: 
   https://usn.ubuntu.com/4214-2/

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USN-4214-2: RabbitMQ vulnerability
11 December 2019

librabbitmq vulnerability
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  o Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
  o Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary

RabbitMQ could be made to execute arbitrary code if it received a specially
crafted input.

Software Description

  o librabbitmq - Command-line utilities for interacting with AMQP servers

Details

USN-4214-1 fixed a vulnerability in RabbitMQ. This update provides the
corresponding updates for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that RabbitMQ incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker
could possibly use this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package
versions:

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    amqp-tools - 0.8.0-1ubuntu0.18.04.2
    librabbitmq4 - 0.8.0-1ubuntu0.18.04.2
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    amqp-tools - 0.7.1-1ubuntu0.2
    librabbitmq-dev - 0.7.1-1ubuntu0.2

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://
wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades .

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

  o USN-4214-1
  o CVE-2019-18609

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