Red Hat: 2013:1197-01: openstack-swift: Moderate Advisory

    Date03 Sep 2013
    CategoryRed Hat
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    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    Updated openstack-swift packages that fix one security issue are now available for Red Hat OpenStack 3.0. The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate [More...]
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                       Red Hat Security Advisory
    
    Synopsis:          Moderate: openstack-swift security update
    Advisory ID:       RHSA-2013:1197-01
    Product:           Red Hat OpenStack
    Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1197.html
    Issue date:        2013-09-03
    CVE Names:         CVE-2013-4155 
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    1. Summary:
    
    Updated openstack-swift packages that fix one security issue are now
    available for Red Hat OpenStack 3.0.
    
    The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate
    security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
    which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
    the References section.
    
    2. Relevant releases/architectures:
    
    OpenStack 3 - noarch
    
    3. Description:
    
    OpenStack Swift (http://swift.openstack.org) is a highly available,
    distributed, eventually consistent object/blob store.
    
    A denial of service flaw in OpenStack Swift allowed attackers to fill the
    object server with object tombstones. This could lead to subsequent
    requests from legitimate users taking an excessive amount of time.
    (CVE-2013-4155)
    
    This issue was discovered by Peter Portante of Red Hat.
    
    All users of openstack-swift are advised to upgrade to these updated
    packages, which correct this issue. After installing this update, the
    OpenStack Swift services will be restarted automatically.
    
    4. Solution:
    
    Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
    relevant to your system have been applied.
    
    This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
    use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
    https://access.redhat.com/site/articles/11258
    
    5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
    
    991626 - CVE-2013-4155 OpenStack: Swift Denial of Service using superfluous object tombstones
    
    6. Package List:
    
    OpenStack 3:
    
    Source:
    ftp://ftp.redhat.com/pub/redhat/linux/enterprise/6Server/en/RHOS/SRPMS/openstack-swift-1.8.0-7.el6ost.src.rpm
    
    noarch:
    openstack-swift-1.8.0-7.el6ost.noarch.rpm
    openstack-swift-account-1.8.0-7.el6ost.noarch.rpm
    openstack-swift-container-1.8.0-7.el6ost.noarch.rpm
    openstack-swift-doc-1.8.0-7.el6ost.noarch.rpm
    openstack-swift-object-1.8.0-7.el6ost.noarch.rpm
    openstack-swift-proxy-1.8.0-7.el6ost.noarch.rpm
    
    These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
    details on how to verify the signature are available from
    https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/#package
    
    7. References:
    
    https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2013-4155.html
    https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate
    
    8. Contact:
    
    The Red Hat security contact is .  More contact
    details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
    
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