USN-3063-1 Fontconfig vulnerability


Severity

Medium

Vendor

Canonical Ubuntu, fontconfig

Versions Affected
  • Canonical Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Description

Tobias Stoeckmann discovered that Fontconfig incorrectly handled cache files. A local attacker could possibly use this issue with a specially crafted cache file to elevate privileges.

Affected Pivotal Products and Versions

Severity is medium unless otherwise noted.

  • All versions of Cloud Foundry cflinuxfs2 prior to v.1.76.0
  • PCF Elastic Runtime versions prior to 1.6.37 and 1.7.x versions prior to 1.7.15
Mitigation

Users of affected versions should apply the following mitigation:

  • The Cloud Foundry project recommends that Cloud Foundry deployments run with cflinuxfs2 v.1.76.0 or later versions
  • Upgrade PCF Elastic Runtime to 1.6.37 or 1.7.x versions to 1.7.15
Credit

Tobias Stoeckmann

References