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CVE-2018-14659 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/31/2018

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3431
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3432
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3470
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2018-14659
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/11/msg00003.html

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CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-14659
NVD Published Date:
10/31/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/06/2018