Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1696-1 ceph -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
01 Mar 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 921948, Bug 921947.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-14662, CVE-2018-16846.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in Ceph, a distributed storage and file system.

  • CVE-2018-14662

    It was found that authenticated ceph users with read only permissions could steal dm-crypt encryption keys used in ceph disk encryption.

  • CVE-2018-16846

    It was found that authenticated ceph RGW users can cause a denial of service against OMAPs holding bucket indices.

For Debian 8 Jessie, these problems have been fixed in version 0.80.7-2+deb8u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your ceph packages.

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