USN-2004-1: python-glanceclient vulnerability

23 October 2013

python-glanceclient vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 13.04

Summary

python-glanceclient could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Software Description

  • python-glanceclient - Client library for Openstack glance server.

Details

Thomas Leaman discovered that the Python client library for Glance did not properly verify SSL certificates. A remote attacker could exploit this to perform a man in the middle attack.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 13.04
python-glanceclient - 1:0.9.0-0ubuntu1.2

To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

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