Ubuntu 2322-1: OpenStack Glance vulnerability

    Date21 Aug 2014
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    OpenStack Glance could be made to stop serving requests.
    
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2322-1
    August 21, 2014
    
    glance vulnerability
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    OpenStack Glance could be made to stop serving requests.
    
    Software Description:
    - glance: OpenStack Image Registry and Delivery Service
    
    Details:
    
    Thomas Leaman and Stuart McLaren discovered that OpenStack Glance did not
    properly honor the image_size_cap configuration option. A remote
    authenticated attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service via
    disk consumption.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
      glance-common                   1:2014.1.2-0ubuntu1.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2322-1
      CVE-2014-5356
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glance/1:2014.1.2-0ubuntu1.1
    
    
    
    
    
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