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USN-1764-1: OpenStack Glance vulnerability

14 March 2013

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



  • glance - OpenStack Image Registry and Delivery Service


Stuart McLaren discovered an issue with Glance v1 API requests. An
authenticated attacker could exploit this to expose the Glance operator's
Swift and/or S3 credentials via the response headers when requesting a
cached image.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 12.10
Ubuntu 12.04

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