[USN-2408-1] OpenStack Neutron vulnerability

Jamie Strandboge jamie at canonical.com
Tue Nov 11 19:41:09 UTC 2014


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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2408-1
November 11, 2014

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary:

OpenStack Neutron would allow unintended access to configuration over the
network.

Software Description:
- neutron: OpenStack Virtual Network Service

Details:

Elena Ezhova discovered that OpenStack Neutron did not properly perform
access control checks for attributes. A remote authenticated attacker could
exploit this to bypass intended access controls and reset admin-only
attributes to default values.

Update instructions:

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

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

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

References:
  http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2408-1
  CVE-2014-6414

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/neutron/1:2014.1.3-0ubuntu1.1




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