USN-2405-1: OpenStack Cinder vulnerabilities

11 November 2014

cinder vulnerabilities

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.

Software Description

  • 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)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
python-cinder - 1:2014.1.3-0ubuntu1.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

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