USN-3451-1: OpenStack Swift vulnerabilities
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3451-1
11th October, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
Several security issues were fixed in OpenStack Swift.
- swift - OpenStack distributed virtual object store
It was discovered that OpenStack Swift incorrectly handled tempurls. A
remote authenticated user in possession of a tempurl key authorized for PUT
could retrieve other objects in the same Swift account. (CVE-2015-5223)
Romain Le Disez and Örjan Persson discovered that OpenStack Swift
incorrectly closed client connections. A remote attacker could possibly use
this issue to consume resources, resulting in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
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.