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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Moderate: python-oslo-middleware security update
3 March 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Red Hat
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2017-2592
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Moderate: python-oslo-middleware security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2017:0435-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0435.html
Issue date: 2017-03-02
CVE Names: CVE-2017-2592
An update for python-oslo-middleware is now available for Red Hat OpenStack
Platform 9.0 (Mitaka).
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
the CVE link(s) in the References section.
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9.0 - noarch
The OpenStack Oslo Middleware library provides components that can be
injected into WSGI pipelines to intercept request and response flows. The
base class can be enhanced with functionality like adding or updating HTTP
headers, or to offer support for limiting size or connections.
* An information-disclosure flaw was found in oslo.middleware. Software
using the CatchError class could include sensitive values in a traceback's
error message. System users could exploit this flaw to obtain sensitive
information from OpenStack component error logs (for example, keystone
Red Hat would like to thank the OpenStack project for reporting this issue.
Upstream acknowledges Divya K Konoor (IBM) as the original reporter.
For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:
5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1414698 - CVE-2017-2592 python-oslo-middleware: CatchErrors leaks sensitive values into error logs
6. Package List:
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9.0:
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 2017 Red Hat, Inc.
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