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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Low: openstack-glance security update
11 December 2012
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS/Desktop 6
Impact/Access: Delete Arbitrary Files -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2012-4573
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Red Hat. It is recommended that administrators
running openstack-glance check for an updated version of the
software for their operating system.
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Low: openstack-glance security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2012:1558-01
Product: Red Hat OpenStack
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1558.html
Issue date: 2012-12-10
CVE Names: CVE-2012-4573
Updated openstack-glance packages that fix multiple bugs and add various
enhancements are now available for Red Hat OpenStack Essex.
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
RHOS Essex Release - noarch
The openstack-glance packages allows virtual machine images to be
discovered, registered and retrieved. It also includes a RESTful API to
provide these services to other applications.
The openstack-glance packages have been upgraded to upstream version
2012.1.2, which provide a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the
A flaw in Keystone allowed an attacker with access to the web and network
interfaces to delete arbitrary, non-protected images from Glance servers.
Red Hat would like to thank the OpenStack project for reporting this
issue. Upstream acknowledges Gabe Westmaas as the original reporter of
All users of openstack-glance are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which fix these bugs and add these enhancements. After installing
the updated packages, the Glance services (openstack-glance-api and
openstack-glance-registry) will be restarted automatically.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use the
Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
5. Bugs fixed (http://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
872302 - CVE-2012-4573 OpenStack: Glance Authentication bypass for image deletion
6. Package List:
RHOS Essex Release:
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details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2012 Red Hat, Inc.
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