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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Moderate: openstack-nova security, bug fix, and enhancement update
20 June 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Red Hat
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Existing Account
CVE Names: CVE-2017-7214
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Moderate: openstack-nova security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2017:1508-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1508
Issue date: 2017-06-19
CVE Names: CVE-2017-7214
An update for openstack-nova 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
OpenStack Compute (nova) launches and schedules large networks of virtual
machines, creating a redundant and scalable cloud computing platform.
Compute provides the software, control panels, and APIs required to
orchestrate a cloud, including running virtual machine instances and
controlling access through users and projects.
The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
openstack-nova (13.1.4). (BZ#1454627, BZ#1454628)
* An information exposure issue was discovered in OpenStack Compute's
exception_wrapper.py. Legacy notification exception contexts appearing in
ERROR-level logs could include sensitive information such as account
passwords and authorization tokens. (CVE-2017-7214)
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/):
1420877 - libvirt overwrites externally set vlan tags in macvtap passthrough VFs since 2.x so Nova needs to craft the XML to include vlan tag
1421083 - storage migration of instance boot from volume fails with InvalidType
1425316 - `nova rescue` of an instance with Ceph backend fails with corrupted XFS errors
1434844 - CVE-2017-7214 openstack-nova: Sensitive information included in legacy notification exception contexts
1448000 - LibvirtError happens when put instance from pause to active status
1454627 - Rebase openstack-nova to 13.1.3
1454628 - Rebase openstack-nova to 13.1.4
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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