[USN-2003-1] Glance vulnerability

Jamie Strandboge jamie at canonical.com
Wed Oct 23 20:45:27 UTC 2013

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2003-1
October 23, 2013

glance vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 13.04
- Ubuntu 12.10


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

Software Description:
- glance: OpenStack Image Registry and Delivery Service


Stuart McLaren discovered that Glance did not properly enforce the
'download_image' policy for cached images. An authenticated user could
exploit this to obtain sensitive information in an image protected by this

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 13.04:
  python-glance                   1:2013.1.3-0ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 12.10:
  python-glance                   2012.2.4-0ubuntu1.1

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


Package Information:

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