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USN-1731-1: OpenStack Cinder vulnerability

21 February 2013

Cinder could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.



  • cinder - Cinder storage service - api server


Stuart Stent discovered that Cinder would allow XML entity processing. A
remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this using the Cinder API to
cause a denial of service via resource exhaustion. (CVE-2013-1664)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.10

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


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