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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Moderate: openstack-keystone security and bug fix update
30 May 2014
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Red Hat
Impact/Access: Unauthorised Access -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2014-2237
Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
platforms other than Red Hat. It is recommended that administrators
running openstack-keystone check for an updated version of the
software for their operating system.
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Moderate: openstack-keystone security and bug fix update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2014:0580-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0580.html
Issue date: 2014-05-29
CVE Names: CVE-2014-2237
Updated openstack-keystone packages that fix one security issue and various
bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having Moderate
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
the References section.
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 - noarch
The OpenStack Identity service (keystone) authenticates and authorizes
OpenStack users by keeping track of users and their permitted activities.
The Identity service supports multiple forms of authentication including
user name and password credentials, token-based systems, and AWS-style
The openstack-keystone packages have been upgraded to upstream version
2013.2.3, which provides a number of bug fixes over the previous version.
The following security issue is also fixed with this release:
It was found that the memcached token back end of OpenStack Identity
did not correctly invalidate a revoked trust token, allowing users with
revoked tokens to retain access to services they should no longer be able
to access. Note that only OpenStack Identity setups using the memcached
back end for tokens were affected. (CVE-2014-2237)
All openstack-keystone users are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which correct this issue.
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 (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1071434 - CVE-2014-2237 openstack-keystone: trustee token revocation does not work with memcache backend
1083415 - keystone qpid reconnection delay must be more accurate
1085933 - Replace python-oauth2 with oauthlib
6. Package List:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0:
These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
The Red Hat security contact is <firstname.lastname@example.org>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
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