[USN-2405-1] OpenStack Cinder vulnerabilities

Jamie Strandboge jamie at canonical.com
Tue Nov 11 19:16:39 UTC 2014

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2405-1
November 11, 2014

cinder vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


OpenStack Cinder could be made to expose sensitive information over the

Software Description:
- cinder: OpenStack storage service


Duncan Thomas discovered that OpenStack Cinder did not properly track the
file format when using the GlusterFS of Smbfs drivers. A remote
authenticated user could exploit this to potentially obtain file contents
from the compute host. (CVE-2014-3641)

Amrith Kumar discovered that OpenStack Cinder did not properly sanitize log
message contents. Under certain circumstances, a local attacker with read
access to Cinder log files could obtain access to sensitive information.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  python-cinder                   1:2014.1.3-0ubuntu1.1

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

  CVE-2014-3641, CVE-2014-7230

Package Information:

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