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USN-4877-1: Linux kernel vulnerabilities


Severity

Medium

Vendor

VMware Tanzu

Versions Affected
  • Canonical Ubuntu 16.04
Description

It was discovered that the Marvell WiFi-Ex device driver in the Linux kernel did not properly validate ad-hoc SSIDs. A local attacker could use this to cause a denial of service (system crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-36158)

吴异 discovered that the NFS implementation in the Linux kernel did not properly prevent access outside of an NFS export that is a subdirectory of a file system. An attacker could possibly use this to bypass NFS access restrictions. (CVE-2021-3178)

CVEs contained in this USN include: CVE-2021-3178, CVE-2020-36158

Affected VMware Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • Isolation Segment
    • 2.7.x versions with Xenial Stemcells prior to 456.152
    • 2.8.x versions with Xenial Stemcells prior to 621.115
    • 2.9.x versions with Xenial Stemcells prior to 621.115
    • 2.10.x versions with Xenial Stemcells prior to 621.115
    • 2.11.x versions with Xenial Stemcells prior to 621.115
  • Operations Manager
    • 2.7.x versions prior to 2.7.30
    • 2.9.x versions prior to 2.9.19
    • 2.10.x versions prior to 2.10.9
  • VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs
    • 2.7.x versions with Xenial Stemcells prior to 456.152
    • 2.8.x versions with Xenial Stemcells prior to 621.115
    • 2.9.x versions with Xenial Stemcells prior to 621.115
    • 2.10.x versions with Xenial Stemcells prior to 621.115
    • 2.11.x versions with Xenial Stemcells prior to 621.115
Mitigation

Users of affected products are strongly encouraged to follow the mitigation below. On the Tanzu 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.x: Upgrade Xenial Stemcells to 456.152 or greater
    • 2.8.x: Upgrade Xenial Stemcells to 621.115 or greater
    • 2.9.x: Upgrade Xenial Stemcells to 621.115 or greater
    • 2.10.x: Upgrade Xenial Stemcells to 621.115 or greater
    • 2.11.x: Upgrade Xenial Stemcells to 621.115 or greater
  • Operations Manager
    • 2.7.30
    • 2.9.19
    • 2.10.9
  • VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs
    • 2.7.x: Upgrade Xenial Stemcells to 456.152 or greater
    • 2.8.x: Upgrade Xenial Stemcells to 621.115 or greater
    • 2.9.x: Upgrade Xenial Stemcells to 621.115 or greater
    • 2.10.x: Upgrade Xenial Stemcells to 621.115 or greater
    • 2.11.x: Upgrade Xenial Stemcells to 621.115 or greater
References
History

2021-09-13: Initial vulnerability report published.