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USN-2311-2: OpenStack Ceilometer vulnerability

21 August 2014

OpenStack Ceilometer could be made to expose sensitive information.

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Releases

Packages

Details

USN-2311-1 fixed vulnerabilities in pyCADF. This update provides the
corresponding updates for OpenStack Ceilometer.

Original advisory details:

Zhi Kun Liu discovered that pyCADF incorrectly filtered certain tokens.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain authentication tokens
used in REST requests.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-2311-1: python-pycadf
  • USN-2321-1: neutron-plugin-openflow-agent, neutron-metadata-agent, neutron-plugin-mlnx-agent, neutron-plugin-plumgrid, neutron-plugin-ibm-agent, neutron-plugin-midonet, neutron-plugin-cisco, neutron-plugin-metaplugin, neutron-plugin-openvswitch, neutron-plugin-nec-agent, neutron-plugin-brocade, neutron-plugin-mlnx, neutron, neutron-plugin-nicira, neutron-dhcp-agent, neutron-plugin-openvswitch-agent, python-neutron, neutron-plugin-bigswitch-agent, neutron-plugin-ryu, neutron-plugin-ibm, neutron-plugin-ml2, neutron-metering-agent, neutron-server, neutron-plugin-hyperv, neutron-plugin-ryu-agent, neutron-plugin-oneconvergence-agent, neutron-l3-agent, neutron-plugin-vmware, neutron-vpn-agent, neutron-plugin-metering-agent, neutron-plugin-linuxbridge-agent, neutron-plugin-vpn-agent, neutron-lbaas-agent, neutron-plugin-oneconvergence, neutron-plugin-bigswitch, neutron-common, neutron-plugin-nec, neutron-plugin-linuxbridge