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Ubuntu: 2322-1: OpenStack Glance vulnerability Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Ubuntu OpenStack Glance could be made to stop serving requests.
==========================================================================
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2322-1
August 21, 2014

glance vulnerability
==========================================================================

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

OpenStack Glance could be made to stop serving requests.

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

Details:

Thomas Leaman and Stuart McLaren discovered that OpenStack Glance did not
properly honor the image_size_cap configuration option. A remote
authenticated attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service via
disk consumption.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  glance-common                   1:2014.1.2-0ubuntu1.1

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

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2322-1
  CVE-2014-5356

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glance/1:2014.1.2-0ubuntu1.1





 
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