USN-3446-1: OpenStack Glance vulnerabilities

11 October 2017

glance vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

Several security issues were fixed in OpenStack Glance.

Software Description

  • glance - OpenStack Image Registry and Delivery Service

Details

Hemanth Makkapati discovered that OpenStack Glance incorrectly handled access restrictions. A remote authenticated user could use this issue to change the status of images, contrary to access restrictions. (CVE-2015-5251)

Mike Fedosin and Alexei Galkin discovered that OpenStack Glance incorrectly handled the storage quota. A remote authenticated user could use this issue to consume disk resources, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2015-5286)

Erno Kuvaja discovered that OpenStack Glance incorrectly handled the show_multiple_locations option. When show_multiple_locations is enabled, a remote authenticated user could change an image status and upload new image data. (CVE-2016-0757)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
glance-common - 1:2014.1.5-0ubuntu1.1

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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