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Red Hat: 2013:0806-01: openstack-keystone: Low Advisory Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
RedHat Linux Updated openstack-keystone packages that fix one security issue and various bugs are now available for Red Hat OpenStack Folsom. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having low [More...]
                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Low: openstack-keystone security and bug fix update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2013:0806-01
Product:           Red Hat OpenStack
Advisory URL:
Issue date:        2013-05-09
CVE Names:         CVE-2013-2006 

1. Summary:

Updated openstack-keystone packages that fix one security issue and various
bugs are now available for Red Hat OpenStack Folsom.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having low
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

OpenStack Folsom - noarch

3. Description:

The openstack-keystone packages provide Keystone, a Python implementation
of the OpenStack identity service API, which provides Identity, Token,
Catalog, and Policy services.

These updated packages have been upgraded to upstream version 2012.2.4,
which provides a number of bug fixes over the previous version. (BZ#950132)

This update also fixes the following security issue:

In environments using LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol), if
debug-level logging was enabled (for example, by enabling it in
"/etc/keystone/keystone.conf"), the LDAP server password was logged in
plain text to a world-readable log file. Debug-level logging is not enabled
by default. (CVE-2013-2006)

Additionally, this update also fixes the following bugs:

* If the Keystone service incurred an HTTP error as a result of a transient
network error, authentication tokens were listed as invalid. With this
update, the Keystone service will now retry requests a few times before
failing, which masks transient network errors. (BZ#919526)

* The "/var/log/keystone/" directory was world-readable. With this update,
world-read permissions have been removed. (BZ#956474)

All users of openstack-keystone are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which correct these issues. After installing the updated
packages, the Keystone service (openstack-keystone) will be restarted

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at

5. Bugs fixed (

919526 - Temporary network outage results in connection refused and invalid token
956007 - CVE-2013-2006 OpenStack keystone: DEBUG level LDAP password disclosure in log files
956474 - OpenStack keystone: /var/log/keystone/ is world readable

6. Package List:

OpenStack Folsom:



These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from

7. References:

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
details at

Copyright 2013 Red Hat, Inc.
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