OpenStack Compute (nova) launches and schedules large networks of virtual machines, creating a redundant and scalable cloud computing platform. Compute provides the software, control panels, and APIs required to orchestrate a cloud, including running virtual machine instances and controlling access through users and projects.
A vulnerability was discovered in the way OpenStack Compute (nova) networking handled security group updates; changes were not applied to already running VM instances. A remote attacker could use this flaw to access running VM instances. (CVE-2015-7713)
Additional bug fixes include:
All openstack-nova users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which correct these issues and add these enhancements.