USN-2321-1: OpenStack Neutron vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2321-1

21st August, 2014

neutron vulnerabilities

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

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


OpenStack Neutron could be made to expose sensitive information or crash.

Software description

  • neutron - OpenStack Virtual Network Service


Liping Mao discovered that OpenStack Neutron did not properly handle
requests for a large number of allowed address pairs. A remote
authenticated attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service.

Zhi Kun Liu discovered that OpenStack Neutron incorrectly filtered certain
tokens. An attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain authentication
tokens used in REST requests. (CVE-2014-4615)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
neutron-common 1:2014.1.2-0ubuntu1.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

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


CVE-2014-3555, CVE-2014-4615