==================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Moderate: openstack-neutron security and bug fix update Advisory ID: RHSA-2014:1938-01 Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1938.html Issue date: 2014-12-02 CVE Names: CVE-2014-7821 ==================================================================== 1. Summary: Updated openstack-neutron packages that fix one security issue and one bug are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6. Red Hat Product Security 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: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for RHEL 6 - noarch 3. Description: OpenStack Networking (neutron) is a pluggable, scalable, and API-driven system that provisions networking services to virtual machines. Its main function is to manage connectivity to and from virtual machines. As of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0, 'neutron' replaces 'quantum' as the core component of OpenStack Networking. A denial of service flaw was found in the way neutron handled the 'dns_nameservers' parameter. By providing specially crafted 'dns_nameservers' values, an authenticated user could use this flaw to crash the neutron service. (CVE-2014-7821) Red Hat would like to thank the OpenStack project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Henry Yamauchi, Charles Neill, and Michael Xin (Rackspace) as the original reporters. This update also fixes the following bug: * The "/var/log/neutron/" directory was world-readable. With this update, world-read permissions have been removed. (BZ#1149688) All openstack-neutron users are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which contain backported patches to correct these issues. 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/articles/11258 5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/): 1149688 - /var/log/neutron/ and all logs within it are world readable. 1163457 - CVE-2014-7821 openstack-neutron: DoS via maliciously crafted dns_nameservers 6. Package List: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for RHEL 6: Source: openstack-neutron-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.src.rpm noarch: openstack-neutron-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-bigswitch-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-brocade-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-cisco-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-embrane-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-hyperv-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-ibm-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-linuxbridge-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-mellanox-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-metaplugin-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-metering-agent-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-midonet-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-ml2-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-nec-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-nuage-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-ofagent-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-oneconvergence-nvsd-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-openvswitch-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-plumgrid-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-ryu-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-vmware-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm openstack-neutron-vpn-agent-2014.1.3-12.el6ost.noarch.rpm python-neutron-2014.1.3-12.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/ 7. References: https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2014-7821 https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate 8. Contact: The Red Hat security contact is
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