[USN-2003-1] Glance vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2013-10-28T00:00:00


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2003-1 October 23, 2013

glance vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 13.04
  • Ubuntu 12.10


Glance could be made to expose sensitive information over the network under certain circumstances.

Software Description: - glance: OpenStack Image Registry and Delivery Service


Stuart McLaren discovered that Glance did not properly enforce the 'download_image' policy for cached images. An authenticated user could exploit this to obtain sensitive information in an image protected by this setting.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 13.04: python-glance 1:2013.1.3-0ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 12.10: python-glance 2012.2.4-0ubuntu1.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2003-1 CVE-2013-4428

Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glance/1:2013.1.3-0ubuntu1.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glance/2012.2.4-0ubuntu1.1

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