USN-2406-1: OpenStack Keystone vulnerability

11 November 2014

keystone vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

OpenStack Keystone could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Software Description

  • keystone - OpenStack identity service

Details

Brant Knudson discovered that OpenStack Keystone did not properly perform input sanitization when performing endpoint catalog substitution. A remote attacker with privileged access for creating endpoints could exploit this to obtain sensitive information.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
python-keystone - 1:2014.1.3-0ubuntu2.1

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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