USN-2001-1: Swift vulnerability
23 October 2013
Swift could cause the system to crash if it received specially crafted requests over the network.
- swift - OpenStack distributed virtual object store
Peter Portante discovered that Swift did not properly handle requests with
old X-Timestamp values. An authenticated attacker could exploit this to
cause a denial of service via disk consumption.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.