Episode 127

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Overview

This week we look at security updates for Firefox, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, HAProxy, the Linux kernel and more, plus we cover some current openings on the team - come join us ☺

This week in Ubuntu Security Updates

35 unique CVEs addressed

[USN-5037-1] Firefox vulnerabilities [00:39]

  • 10 CVEs addressed in Bionic (18.04 LTS), Focal (20.04 LTS), Hirsute (21.04)
  • 91.0
    • Better support for clearing cookies to stop possible hidden data leaks as part of the Total Cookie Protection
    • Private browsing to use attempt HTTPS by default than fallback to HTTP
    • Various security fixes:
      • race condition on DNS resolution specific to Linux -> memory corruption -> crash / RCE
      • also specific to Linux - subsequent permissions dialogs would accept input in the location of the original one - so could possibly trick a user into accepting a permission without their direct knowledge
      • various other memory corruption issues in JIT etc

[USN-3809-2] OpenSSH regression [02:54]

  • 2 CVEs addressed in Bionic (18.04 LTS)
  • Episode 11 - possible user enumeration since as a result of patching CVE-2018-15473 the behaviour when trying to log in changed depending on whether the specific user account existed or not - due to a mistake made when backporting the upstream patch

[USN-5038-1] PostgreSQL vulnerabilities [03:38]

  • 2 CVEs addressed in Bionic (18.04 LTS), Focal (20.04 LTS), Hirsute (21.04)
  • 2 possible remote crasher bugs - one through just sending a crafted TLS ClientHello message -> NULL ptr deref -> crash, the other via the planner which is used to try and optimise SQL queries - possible OOB read

[USN-5022-2] MariaDB vulnerabilities [04:19]

  • 2 CVEs addressed in Focal (20.04 LTS), Hirsute (21.04)
  • Episode 124 in MySQL - only 2 of these also were relevant to MariaDB
  • Like MySQL, update to latest point release in each series - 10.5.12 for hirsute, 10.3.31 for focal - includes both bug and security fixes

[USN-5042-1] HAProxy vulnerabilities [05:07]

  • Affecting Focal (20.04 LTS), Hirsute (21.04)
  • HTTP/2 handling issues in HAProxy
  • Researchers investigated HTTP/2 handling in various gateway / proxies and found multiple issues - HTTP/2 desync attacks - allow to possibly hijack clients, poison caches, and steal credentials
  • Initially HAProxy upstream thought they were safe but then found after more analysis they were vulnerable to a few of the possible issues
    • Can be mitigated by disabling HTTP/2 or just install these updates :)

[USN-5043-1] Exiv2 vulnerabilities [06:04]

[USN-5039-1] Linux kernel vulnerability [06:49]

  • 1 CVEs addressed in Trusty ESM (14.04 ESM), Xenial ESM (16.04 ESM)
  • netfilter setsockopt()

[LSN-0080-1] Linux kernel vulnerability [07:08]

  • 1 CVEs addressed in Trusty ESM (14.04 ESM), Xenial ESM (16.04 ESM), Bionic (18.04 LTS), Focal (20.04 LTS)

[USN-5044-1] Linux kernel vulnerabilities [07:39]

[USN-5045-1] Linux kernel vulnerabilities [08:06]

[USN-5046-1] Linux kernel vulnerabilities [08:31]

Goings on in Ubuntu Security Community

Hiring [09:10]

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