USN-2321-1: OpenStack Neutron vulnerabilities

21 August 2014

neutron vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

OpenStack Neutron could be made to expose sensitive information or crash.

Software Description

  • neutron - OpenStack Virtual Network Service

Details

Liping Mao discovered that OpenStack Neutron did not properly handle requests for a large number of allowed address pairs. A remote authenticated attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2014-3555)

Zhi Kun Liu discovered that OpenStack Neutron incorrectly filtered certain tokens. An attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain authentication tokens used in REST requests. (CVE-2014-4615)

Update instructions

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

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

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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