CVE-2018-10841

Published: 20 June 2018

glusterfs is vulnerable to privilege escalation on gluster server nodes. An authenticated gluster client via TLS could use gluster cli with --remote-host command to add it self to trusted storage pool and perform privileged gluster operations like adding other machines to trusted storage pool, start, stop, and delete volumes.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that GlusterFS incorrectly handled user permissions. An authenticated attacker could possibly use this to add himself to trusted storage pool and performing privileged operations on volumes.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.8

Status

Package Release Status
glusterfs
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Not vulnerable
(4.1.2-1)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(4.1.2-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(4.1.2-1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needed

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(end of standard support, was needed)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(code not present)