Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : ceph vulnerabilities (USN-3452-1)

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Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

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).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected ceph and / or ceph-common packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103815 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5009
CVE-2016-7031
CVE-2016-8626
CVE-2016-9579

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