[USN-1731-1] OpenStack Cinder vulnerability

Jamie Strandboge jamie at canonical.com
Thu Feb 21 02:41:40 UTC 2013

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1731-1
February 21, 2013

cinder vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 12.10


Cinder could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.

Software Description:
- cinder: Cinder storage service - api server


Stuart Stent discovered that Cinder would allow XML entity processing. A
remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this using the Cinder API to
cause a denial of service via resource exhaustion. (CVE-2013-1664)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.10:
  python-cinder                   2012.2.1-0ubuntu1.1

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


Package Information:

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