USN-2193-1: OpenStack Glance vulnerability
5 May 2014
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.
- 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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
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.