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.


Related notices

  • USN-2247-1: nova-compute-libvirt, nova-console, nova-network, nova-volume, python-nova, nova-spiceproxy, nova-cert, nova-doc, nova-scheduler, nova-api, nova-compute, nova-objectstore, nova-ajax-console-proxy, nova-conductor, nova-novncproxy, nova-compute-vmware, nova-consoleauth, nova, nova-api-metadata, nova-baremetal, nova-api-os-volume, nova-compute-lxc, nova-compute-kvm, nova-api-ec2, nova-common, nova-cells, nova-compute-xen, nova-xvpvncproxy, nova-api-os-compute, nova-compute-qemu