[USN-2248-1] OpenStack Cinder vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-06-19T00:00:00


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2248-1 June 18, 2014

cinder vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 13.10


OpenStack Cinder could be made to run programs as an administrator under certain conditions.

Software Description: - cinder: OpenStack storage service


Darragh O'Reilly discovered that the Ubuntu packaging for OpenStack Cinder did not properly set up its sudo configuration. If a different flaw was found in OpenStack Cinder, this vulnerability could be used to escalate privileges. (CVE-2013-1068)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: python-cinder 1:2014.1-0ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 13.10: python-cinder 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-2248-1 CVE-2013-1068

Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cinder/1:2014.1-0ubuntu1.1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cinder/1:2013.2.3-0ubuntu1.1

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