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USN-1710-1: OpenStack Glance vulnerability

29 January 2013

Glance could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.



  • glance - OpenStack Image Registry and Delivery Service


Dan Prince discovered an issue in Glance error reporting. An authenticated
attacker could exploit this to expose the Glance operator's Swift
credentials for a misconfigured or otherwise unusable Swift endpoint.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 12.10
Ubuntu 12.04
Ubuntu 11.10

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.