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From Abhinandan Prateek <abhinandan.prat...@shapeblue.com>
Subject Re: Ghost glibc vulnerability and CloudStack
Date Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:18:55 GMT
The only way a user can directly reach SSVM is by using download template.
To be able to get SSVM do a DNS lookup for some host as desired by the attacker, by using
download template functionality looks far fetched.

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Abhinandan Prateek

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> On 29-Jan-2015, at 4:00 pm, Nux! <nux@li.nux.ro> wrote:
>
> As far as the SSVM is concerned, can this be exploited remotely?
>
> Lucian
>
> --
> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
>
> Nux!
> www.nux.ro
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "John Kinsella" <jlk@stratosec.co>
>> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
>> Sent: Wednesday, 28 January, 2015 21:17:42
>> Subject: Re: Ghost glibc vulnerability and CloudStack
>
>> https://blogs.apache.org/cloudstack/entry/cloudstack_and_the_ghost_glibc has now
>> been updated with links to download the updated SSVM
>>
>> John
>>
>> On Jan 28, 2015, at 11:55 AM, John Kinsella
>> <jlk@stratosec.co<mailto:jlk@stratosec.co>> wrote:
>>
>> There’s a new vulnerability out in most Linux distributions that has potential
>> to be fairly severe. As it affects most Linux distributions, we’re putting
>> mitigation steps out immediately at [1].
>>
>> This affects many Linux distributions, so please review management servers,
>> databases, storage systems, etc.
>>
>> An updated SSVM template is being QAed, once released the post will be updated
>> with links and we’ll mention here as well.
>>
>> John
>> 1: https://blogs.apache.org/cloudstack/entry/cloudstack_and_the_ghost_glibc






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