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CentOS Linux: CVE-2018-14659: Important: glusterfs security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

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CentOS Linux: CVE-2018-14659: Important: glusterfs security and bug fix update (Multiple Advisories)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
10/31/2018
Created
08/29/2019
Added
08/28/2019
Modified
05/25/2023

Description

The Gluster file system through versions 4.1.4 and 3.1.2 is vulnerable to a denial of service attack via use of the 'GF_XATTR_IOSTATS_DUMP_KEY' xattr. A remote, authenticated attacker could exploit this by mounting a Gluster volume and repeatedly calling 'setxattr(2)' to trigger a state dump and create an arbitrary number of files in the server's runtime directory.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-glusterfs-server

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