USN-3452-1: Ceph vulnerabilities

11 October 2017

Several security issues were fixed in Ceph.

Releases

Packages

  • ceph - distributed storage and file system

Details

It was discovered that Ceph incorrectly handled the handle_command
function. A remote authenticated user could use this issue to cause Ceph to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-5009)

Rahul Aggarwal discovered that Ceph incorrectly handled the
authenticated-read ACL. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
list bucket contents via a URL. (CVE-2016-7031)

Diluga Salome discovered that Ceph incorrectly handled certain POST objects
with null conditions. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to
cuase Ceph to crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-8626)

Yang Liu discovered that Ceph incorrectly handled invalid HTTP Origin
headers. A remote attacker could possibly use this issue to cuase Ceph to
crash, resulting in a denial of service. (CVE-2016-9579)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.