USN-2322-1: OpenStack Glance vulnerability

21 August 2014

OpenStack Glance could be made to stop serving requests.

Releases

Packages

  • glance - OpenStack Image Registry and Delivery Service

Details

Thomas Leaman and Stuart McLaren discovered that OpenStack Glance did not
properly honor the image_size_cap configuration option. A remote
authenticated attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service via
disk consumption.

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