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CVE-2018-10923

Published: 04 September 2018

It was found that the "mknod" call derived from mknod(2) can create files pointing to devices on a glusterfs server node. An authenticated attacker could use this to create an arbitrary device and read data from any device attached to the glusterfs server node.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that GlusterFS incorrectly handled file creation. An authenticated attacker could possibly use this issue to create arbitrary files and obtain sensitive information.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.1

Status

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

Ubuntu 21.10 (Impish Indri) Not vulnerable
(4.1.4-1)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo) Not vulnerable
(4.1.4-1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa) Not vulnerable
(4.1.4-1)
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) Needed