USN-1764-1: OpenStack Glance vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1764-1

14th March, 2013

glance vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 12.10
  • Ubuntu 12.04 LTS


Glance could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Software description

  • glance - OpenStack Image Registry and Delivery Service


Stuart McLaren discovered an issue with Glance v1 API requests. An
authenticated attacker could exploit this to expose the Glance operator's
Swift and/or S3 credentials via the response headers when requesting a
cached image.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.10:
python-glance 2012.2.1-0ubuntu1.2
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
python-glance 2012.1.3+stable~20120821-120fcf-0ubuntu1.5

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

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