USN-3446-1: OpenStack Glance vulnerabilities

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3446-1

11th 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 version:

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.

References

CVE-2015-5251, CVE-2015-5286, CVE-2016-0757