Ubuntu 2248-1: OpenStack Cinder vulnerability

    Date18 Jun 2014
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    OpenStack Cinder could be made to run programs as an administrator under certain conditions.
    
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2248-1
    June 18, 2014
    
    cinder vulnerability
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 13.10
    
    Summary:
    
    OpenStack Cinder could be made to run programs as an administrator under
    certain conditions.
    
    Software Description:
    - cinder: OpenStack storage service
    
    Details:
    
    Darragh O'Reilly discovered that the Ubuntu packaging for OpenStack Cinder
    did not properly set up its sudo configuration. If a different flaw was
    found in OpenStack Cinder, this vulnerability could be used to escalate
    privileges. (CVE-2013-1068)
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      python-cinder                   1:2014.1-0ubuntu1.1
    
    Ubuntu 13.10:
      python-cinder                   1:2013.2.3-0ubuntu1.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2248-1
      CVE-2013-1068
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cinder/1:2014.1-0ubuntu1.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cinder/1:2013.2.3-0ubuntu1.1
    
    
    
    
    
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