DescriptionIt was discovered that fsync(2) system call in glusterfs client code leaks memory. An authenticated attacker could use this flaw to launch a denial of service attack by making gluster clients consume memory of the host machine.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
glusterfs (PTS)jessie3.5.2-2+deb8u3fixed
jessie (security)3.5.2-2+deb8u5fixed
bullseye, sid6.5-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
glusterfssourcejessie(not affected)
glusterfssourcestretch(not affected)


[stretch] - glusterfs <not-affected> (Issue introduced in 3.13.2 and backported to 3.12 series)
[jessie] - glusterfs <not-affected> (Issue introduced in 3.13.2 and backported to 3.12 series)
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