[USN-2322-1] OpenStack Glance vulnerability

Jamie Strandboge jamie at canonical.com
Thu Aug 21 20:31:44 UTC 2014

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2322-1
August 21, 2014

glance vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


OpenStack Glance could be made to stop serving requests.

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


Thomas Leaman and Stuart McLaren discovered that OpenStack Glance did not
properly honor the image_size_cap configuration option. A remote
authenticated attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service via
disk consumption.

Update instructions:

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

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

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


Package Information:

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