Ubuntu 2311-2: OpenStack Ceilometer vulnerability

    Date21 Aug 2014
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    OpenStack Ceilometer could be made to expose sensitive information.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2311-2
    August 21, 2014
    ceilometer vulnerability
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    OpenStack Ceilometer could be made to expose sensitive information.
    Software Description:
    - ceilometer: OpenStack Telemetry service
    USN-2311-1 fixed vulnerabilities in pyCADF. This update provides the
    corresponding updates for OpenStack Ceilometer.
    Original advisory details:
     Zhi Kun Liu discovered that pyCADF incorrectly filtered certain tokens.
     An attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain authentication tokens
     used in REST requests.
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      ceilometer-common               2014.1.2-0ubuntu1.1
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    Package Information:
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