Ubuntu 2193-1: OpenStack Glance vulnerability

    Date05 May 2014
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    OpenStack Glance could be made to run programs as the glance user if it processed a specially crafted request.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2193-1
    May 05, 2014
    glance vulnerability
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 13.10
    OpenStack Glance could be made to run programs as the glance user if it
    processed a specially crafted request.
    Software Description:
    - glance: OpenStack Image Registry and Delivery Service
    Paul McMillan discovered that the Sheepdog backend in OpenStack Glance did
    not properly handle untrusted input. A remote authenticated attacker
    exploit this to execute arbitrary commands as the glance user.
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 13.10:
      python-glance                   1:2013.2.3-0ubuntu1.1
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    Package Information:
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