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[RHSA-2014:1685-01] Moderate: openstack-glance security and bug fix update

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: openstack-glance security and bug fix update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2014:1685-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1685.html
Issue date:        2014-10-22
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-5356 

1. Summary:

Updated openstack-glance packages that fix one security issue and several
bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 - noarch

3. Description:

OpenStack Image service (glance) provides discovery, registration, and
delivery services for disk and server images. It provides the ability to
copy or snapshot a server image, and immediately store it away. Stored
images can be used as a template to get new servers up and running quickly
and more consistently than installing a server operating system and
individually configuring additional services.

It was discovered that the image_size_cap configuration option in glance
was not honored. An authenticated user could use this flaw to upload an
image to glance and consume all available storage space, resulting in a
denial of service. (CVE-2014-5356)

The openstack-glance packages have been upgraded to upstream version
2013.2.4, which provides a number of bug fixes over the previous version.

All openstack-glance users are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which correct these issues. After installing the updated
packages, the running glance services will be restarted automatically.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1131770 - CVE-2014-5356 openstack-glance: Glance store disk space exhaustion
1146089 - Rebase openstack-glance to 2013.2.4

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0:



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7. References:


8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert redhat com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

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