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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

  Important: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform Installer update
                               8 April 2015


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           OpenStack Platform Installer
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Root Compromise -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-1842  

Original Bulletin: 

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Red Hat. It is recommended that administrators
         running OpenStack Platform Installer check for an updated version of
         the software for their operating system.

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform Installer update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2015:0791-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0791.html
Issue date:        2015-04-07
CVE Names:         CVE-2015-1842 

1. Summary:

Updated Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform Installer packages that
fix one security issue and several bugs are now available for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6.0.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important 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:

OpenStack 6 Installer for RHEL 7 - noarch

3. Description:

Red Hat Enterprise OpenStack Platform Installer is a deployment management
tool. It provides a web user interface for managing the installation and
configuration of remote systems. Deployment of changes is performed using
Puppet. Additionally, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), Domain
Name System (DNS), Preboot Execution Environment (PXE), and Trivial File
Transfer Protocol (TFTP) services can be provided. Controlling these
services also enables provisioning of physical systems that do not yet have
an operating system installed.

It was discovered that the puppet manifests, as provided with the
openstack-puppet-modules package, would configure the pcsd daemon with a
known default password. If this password was not changed and an attacker
was able to gain access to pcsd, they could potentially run shell commands
as root. (CVE-2015-1842)

Note: This flaw only affects Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
installations deployed using the HA feature set.

For additional information on addressing this flaw see:

This issue was discovered by Alessandro Vozza of Red Hat.

In addition to the above issue, this update also addresses multiple bugs
which are documented in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
Technical Notes, linked to in the References section.

All Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform Installer users are advised
to upgrade to these updated packages, which correct these issues.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

For details on how to apply this update, refer to:


5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1131584 - If fd0 is in /proc/partitions in the provisioned nodes installation fails with "Specified nonexistent disk fd0 in partition command"
1179892 - Could not retrieve catalog from remote server: Error 400 on SERVER: undefined method `to_a' for "eqlx1":String at /etc/puppet/environments/production/modules/quickstack/manifests/cinder_volume.pp:179
1187815 - Add an indicator to Assigned Hosts table to show when networks have been configured
1188602 - Can't change the IP in interfaces of hosts assigned to an OSP deployment if the interfaces are a bond device
1189921 - [HA] start/stop ordering constraint are not correct and can cause cluster to fail on shutdown
1190185 - OFI not reliably setting IP for tenant bridge when using tunnels
1191519 - Need to increase the value of max_connections in Galera to avoid disconnections
1192513 - Ceilometer not installed correctly via installer
1192862 - Glance fails to start after RHEL-OSP6 install with Ceph backend (missing known_stores)
1192864 - Ceph public network is evaluated to be the Provisioning/PXE network
1193582 - [Neutron][Staypuft] Single Controller fails to create router
1194269 - Deployment will stop on systems which boots/shutdowns quickly and foreman-proxy is terminated before buffer is flushed.
1196310 - Include  rhel-ha-for-rhel-7-server-rpms channel for HA deployments
1198032 - VRRP_Instance are on MASTER STATE on all controllers.
1199266 - OSP compute nodes should not rely on ceph command
1199827 - RHEL-OSP-Installer should disable all repos before activating the right ones
1201363 - Changes in fencing require OFI changes
1201875 - CVE-2015-1842 openstack-puppet-modules: pacemaker configured with default password
1202464 - rubygem-staypuft:  During deployment -error in reports: Execution of '/usr/bin/systemctl start openstack-nova-compute' returned 1: Job for openstack-nova-compute.service failed
1204483 - HA | Duplicate entry exception for vxlan-allocation cause to neutron-server fail to start. VXLAN.
1204647 - Download of glance image fails because of wrong glance_store option.
1207284 - l2pop and l3-ha should never be turned on together

6. Package List:

OpenStack 6 Installer for RHEL 7:



These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from

7. References:


8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

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