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USN-2194-1: OpenStack Neutron vulnerability

5 May 2014

OpenStack Neutron would allow unintended access to other tenant networks.

Releases

Packages

  • neutron - Openstack Virtual Network Service

Details

Aaron Rosen discovered that OpenStack Neutron did not properly perform
authorization checks when creating ports when using plugins relying on the
l3-agent. A remote authenticated attacker could exploit this to access the
network of other tenants.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 13.10

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

References