Ubuntu 2311-2: OpenStack Ceilometer vulnerability

    Date21 Aug 2014
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    OpenStack Ceilometer could be made to expose sensitive information.
    
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2311-2
    August 21, 2014
    
    ceilometer vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    OpenStack Ceilometer could be made to expose sensitive information.
    
    Software Description:
    - ceilometer: OpenStack Telemetry service
    
    Details:
    
    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.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2311-2
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2311-1
      CVE-2014-4615
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ceilometer/2014.1.2-0ubuntu1.1
    
    
    
    
    
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