USN-2248-1: OpenStack Cinder vulnerability

18 June 2014

OpenStack Cinder could be made to run programs as an administrator under certain conditions.



  • cinder - OpenStack storage service


Darragh O'Reilly discovered that the Ubuntu packaging for OpenStack Cinder
did not properly set up its sudo configuration. If a different flaw was
found in OpenStack Cinder, this vulnerability could be used to escalate
privileges. (CVE-2013-1068)

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 13.10

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


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