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USN-5835-4: Cinder vulnerability

9 February 2023

Cinder could be made to expose sensitive information.

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Releases

Packages

  • cinder - OpenStack storage service

Details

USN-5835-1 fixed vulnerabilities in Cinder. This update provides the
corresponding updates for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. In addition, a regression was
fixed for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS.

Original advisory details:

Guillaume Espanel, Pierre Libeau, Arnaud Morin, and Damien Rannou
discovered that Cinder incorrectly handled VMDK image processing. An
authenticated attacker could possibly supply a specially crafted VMDK flat
image and obtain arbitrary files from the server containing sensitive
information.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

After a standard system update you need to restart Cinder to make all the

References

Related notices

  • USN-5835-1: cinder-api, cinder-backup, cinder, cinder-scheduler, cinder-common, python3-cinder, cinder-volume
  • USN-5835-2: python3-glance, glance, glance-common, glance-api, python-glance-doc
  • USN-5835-3: python3-nova, nova-api-os-volume, nova-cells, nova-novncproxy, nova-api-os-compute, nova-scheduler, nova-common, nova-spiceproxy, nova-compute-qemu, nova-serialproxy, nova, nova-api-metadata, nova-conductor, nova-compute-vmware, nova-compute, nova-volume, nova-compute-kvm, nova-compute-lxc, nova-compute-libvirt, nova-api, nova-compute-ironic, nova-doc, nova-compute-xen, nova-ajax-console-proxy
  • USN-5835-5: nova-api-os-volume, nova-cells, nova-novncproxy, nova-api-os-compute, nova-scheduler, nova-common, nova-placement-api, nova-network, nova-consoleauth, nova-spiceproxy, nova-compute-qemu, nova-serialproxy, nova, python-nova, nova-api-metadata, nova-conductor, nova-compute-vmware, nova-compute, nova-volume, nova-compute-kvm, nova-compute-lxc, nova-console, nova-compute-libvirt, nova-api, nova-doc, nova-compute-xen, nova-xvpvncproxy, nova-ajax-console-proxy