[USN-5451-1] InfluxDB vulnerability


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5451-1 May 31, 2022
influxdb vulnerability ==========================================================================
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
– Ubuntu 20.04 LTS – Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
Summary:
An InfluxDB vulnerability allowed attackers to login as any known database user.
Software Description: – influxdb: Scalable datastore for metrics, events, and real-time analytics
Details:
Ilya Averyanov discovered that an InfluxDB vulnerability allowed attackers to bypass authentication and gain access to any known database user.
Update instructions:
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: influxdb 1.6.4-1+deb10u1build0.20.04.1
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: influxdb 1.1.1+dfsg1-4+deb9u1ubuntu1
After a standard system update you need to restart the influxdb service to make all the necessary changes.
References: ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5451-1 CVE-2019-20933
Package Information: launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/influxdb/1.6.4-1+deb10u1build0.20.04.1 launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/influxdb/1.1.1+dfsg1-4+deb9u1ubuntu1