USN-2405-1: OpenStack Cinder vulnerabilities
11 November 2014
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
OpenStack Cinder could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
- cinder - OpenStack storage service
Duncan Thomas discovered that OpenStack Cinder did not properly track the file format when using the GlusterFS of Smbfs drivers. A remote authenticated user could exploit this to potentially obtain file contents from the compute host. (CVE-2014-3641)
Amrith Kumar discovered that OpenStack Cinder did not properly sanitize log message contents. Under certain circumstances, a local attacker with read access to Cinder log files could obtain access to sensitive information. (CVE-2014-7230)
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.