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CVE-2018-14660

Published: 01 November 2018

A flaw was found in glusterfs server through versions 4.1.4 and 3.1.2 which allowed repeated usage of GF_META_LOCK_KEY xattr. A remote, authenticated attacker could use this flaw to create multiple locks for single inode by using setxattr repetitively resulting in memory exhaustion of glusterfs server node.

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that GlusterFS incorrectly handled certain inputs. A remote authenticated attacker could possibly use this is issue to cause a denial of service.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

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) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(code not present)