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USN-2003-1: Glance vulnerability

23 October 2013

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



  • glance - OpenStack Image Registry and Delivery Service


Stuart McLaren discovered that Glance did not properly enforce the
'download_image' policy for cached images. An authenticated user could
exploit this to obtain sensitive information in an image protected by this

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 13.04
Ubuntu 12.10

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