USN-2249-1: OpenStack Heat vulnerability

18 June 2014

heat vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


OpenStack Heat would expose sensitive information over the network.

Software Description

  • heat - OpenStack Orchestration Service


Jason Dunsmore discovered that OpenStack heat did not properly restrict access to template information. A remote authenticated attacker could exploit this to see URL provider templates of other tenants for a limited time.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
python-heat - 2014.1-0ubuntu1.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

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