Ubuntu 1715-1: OpenStack Keystone vulnerability

    Date05 Feb 2013
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Keystone could be made to fill server disks with error messages.
    
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1715-1
    February 05, 2013
    
    keystone vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 12.10
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Keystone could be made to fill server disks with error messages.
    
    Software Description:
    - keystone: OpenStack identity service
    
    Details:
    
    Dan Prince discovered that Keystone did not properly perform input
    validation when handling certain error conditions. An unauthenticated user
    could exploit this to cause a denial of service in Keystone API servers via
    disk space exhaustion.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 12.10:
      python-keystone                 2012.2.1-0ubuntu1.1
    
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      python-keystone                 2012.1+stable~20120824-a16a0ab9-0ubuntu2.4
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1715-1
      CVE-2013-0247
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/keystone/2012.2.1-0ubuntu1.1
    
    https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/keystone/2012.1+stable~20120824-a16a0ab9-0ubuntu2.4
    
    
    
    
    
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