Citrix Security Updates

Number: AV18-049
Date: 22 March 2018

Purpose

The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to a recently released Citrix security bulletin.

Assessment

Citrix has released security updates to address vulnerabilities in its XenServer. A remote user could exploit some of these vulnerabilities to take control of an affected system.

Affected Version:

CVE References: CVE-2016-2074, CVE-2018-7540, CVE-2018-7541

Suggested action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.

References

https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX232655
https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX233368
https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX233366
https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX233363
https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX233365
https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX233362
https://support.citrix.com/article/CTX233364

Note to Readers

In support of Public Safety's mission to build a safe and resilient Canada, CCIRC's mandate is to help ensure the security and resilience of the vital non-federal government cyber systems that underpin Canada's national security, public safety and economic prosperity. As Canada's computer security incident response team, CCIRC is Canada's national coordination centre for the prevention and mitigation of, preparedness for, response to, and recovery from cyber incidents on non-federal government systems. It does this by providing authoritative advice and support, and coordinating information sharing and incident response.

Please note, CCIRC PGP key has recently been updated.
http://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/cnt/ntnl-scrt/cbr-scrt/_fl/CCIRCPublicPGPKey.txt

For general information, please contact Public Safety Canada's Public Affairs division at:

Telephone: 613-944-4875 or 1-800-830-3118
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