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23 January 2013

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

           Vulnerability in Citrix CloudPlatform Could Result in
                      Log-file Information Disclosure
                              23 January 2013


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Citrix CloudPlatform
                   Citrix CloudStack
Publisher:         Citrix
Operating System:  Red Hat
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2012-5616  

Original Bulletin: 

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Vulnerability in Citrix CloudPlatform Could Result in Log-file Information 

Document ID: CTX136163   

Created On: Jan 9, 2013

Updated On: Jan 10, 2013

Severity: Low

Description of Problem

A vulnerability has been identified in Citrix CloudPlatform, formerly known as
Citrix CloudStack, that could result in security-sensitive information being 
logged during the normal operation of the CloudPlatform server.

This vulnerability has been assigned the following CVE number:


This vulnerability affects all versions of Citrix CloudStack and CloudPlatform 
up to and including 3.0.5.

What Customers Should Do

A new version of Citrix CloudPlatform has been released to address this issue. 
Citrix recommends that affected customers upgrade to CloudPlatform version 
3.0.6, which can be downloaded from the following location:


Customers using an affected version of the product that are unable to upgrade 
at this time may consider modifying /etc/cloud/management/log4j-cloud.xml on
all management servers so that the apiserver.com.cloud appender logs with a 
threshold of "WARN" or higher.

Please note that all existing logfiles should be purged following either this 
configuration change or a product upgrade.

For further information or assistance, please contact your Citrix Support 

What Citrix Is Doing

Citrix is notifying customers and channel partners about this potential 
security issue. This article is also available from the Citrix Knowledge 
Center at http://support.citrix.com/.

Obtaining Support on This Issue

If you require technical assistance with this issue, please contact Citrix 
Technical Support. Contact details for Citrix Technical Support are available 
at http://www.citrix.com/site/ss/supportContacts.asp.

Reporting Security Vulnerabilities to Citrix

Citrix welcomes input regarding the security of its products and considers 
any and all potential vulnerabilities seriously. If you would like to report 
a security issue to Citrix, please compose an e-mail to secure@citrix.com 
stating the exact version of the product in which the vulnerability was found 
and the steps needed to reproduce the vulnerability.

This document applies to:

    CloudStack 2.2
    CloudStack 3.0

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