USN-3446-1: OpenStack Glance vulnerabilities

11 October 2017

Several security issues were fixed in OpenStack Glance.

Releases

Packages

  • glance - OpenStack Image Registry and Delivery Service

Details

Hemanth Makkapati discovered that OpenStack Glance incorrectly handled
access restrictions. A remote authenticated user could use this issue to
change the status of images, contrary to access restrictions.
(CVE-2015-5251)

Mike Fedosin and Alexei Galkin discovered that OpenStack Glance incorrectly
handled the storage quota. A remote authenticated user could use this issue
to consume disk resources, leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2015-5286)

Erno Kuvaja discovered that OpenStack Glance incorrectly handled the
show_multiple_locations option. When show_multiple_locations is enabled,
a remote authenticated user could change an image status and upload new
image data. (CVE-2016-0757)

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.