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USN-3911-2: file regression


Severity

Medium

Vendor

Canonical Ubuntu

Versions Affected
  • Canonical Ubuntu 16.04
  • Canonical Ubuntu 18.04
Description

USN-3911-1 fixed vulnerabilities in file. One of the backported security fixes introduced a regression that caused the interpreter string to be truncated. This update fixes the problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that file incorrectly handled certain malformed ELF files. An attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2019-8904, CVE-2019-8905, CVE-2019-8906, CVE-2019-8907

Affected VMware Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

Vulnerable Cloud Foundry components individually listed here. Impacted stemcells may be updated independently of upgrading Pivotal Application Service or PCF Isolation Segment.

  • Isolation Segment
    • 2.7.x versions prior to 2.7.18
    • 2.8.x versions prior to 2.8.12
    • 2.9.x versions prior to 2.9.6
  • Operations Manager
    • 2.7.x versions prior to 2.7.19
    • 2.8.x versions prior to 2.8.10
    • 2.9.x versions prior to 2.9.5
  • Tanzu Greenplum for Kubernetes
    • All versions prior to 2.0.0
  • Platform Automation Toolkit
    • 4.0.x versions prior to 4.0.13
    • 4.1.x versions prior to 4.1.13
    • 4.2.x versions prior to 4.2.8
    • 4.3.x versions prior to 4.3.5
  • VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs
    • 2.7.x versions prior to 2.7.18
    • 2.8.x versions prior to 2.8.11
    • 2.9.x versions prior to 2.9.5
Mitigation

The Cloud Foundry security team recommends upgrading the affected OSS components listed here if applicable. Upgrade Pivotal products that use earlier versions of CF components to new Pivotal releases using new versions linked above. On the Pivotal Network product page for each release, check the Depends On section and/or Release Notes for this information. Releases that have fixed this issue include:

  • Isolation Segment
    • 2.7.18
    • 2.8.12
    • 2.9.6
  • Operations Manager
    • 2.7.19
    • 2.8.10
    • 2.9.5
  • Tanzu Greenplum for Kubernetes
    • 2.0.0
  • Platform Automation Toolkit
    • 4.0.13
    • 4.1.13
    • 4.2.8
    • 4.3.5
  • VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs
    • 2.7.18
    • 2.8.11
    • 2.9.5
References
History

2020-05-13: Initial vulnerability report published.