USN-2311-2: OpenStack Ceilometer vulnerability

21 August 2014

OpenStack Ceilometer could be made to expose sensitive information.



  • ceilometer - OpenStack Telemetry service


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.

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.