USN-4304-1: Ceph vulnerability

17 March 2020

Ceph could be made to stop responding if it received specially crafted network traffic.

Releases

Packages

  • ceph - distributed storage and file system

Details

Or Friedman discovered that Ceph incorrectly handled disconnects. A remote
authenticated attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Ceph to
consume resources, leading to a denial of service.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.10
Ubuntu 18.04

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

References