[USN-2193-1] OpenStack Glance vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-05-07T00:00:00


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2193-1 May 05, 2014

glance vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 13.10


OpenStack Glance could be made to run programs as the glance user if it processed a specially crafted request.

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


Paul McMillan discovered that the Sheepdog backend in OpenStack Glance did not properly handle untrusted input. A remote authenticated attacker exploit this to execute arbitrary commands as the glance user.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 13.10: python-glance 1:2013.2.3-0ubuntu1.1

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

References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2193-1 CVE-2014-0162

Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glance/1:2013.2.3-0ubuntu1.1

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