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[RHSA-2016:2816-01] Moderate: Red Hat Ceph Storage security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: Red Hat Ceph Storage security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2016:2816-01
Product:           Red Hat Ceph Storage
Advisory URL:      https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2816.html
Issue date:        2016-11-22
CVE Names:         CVE-2016-8626 

1. Summary:

An update is now available for Red Hat Ceph Storage 2.1 that fix one
security issue, multiple bugs, and add various enhancements. This erratum
is applicable for Red Hat Ceph Storage that runs on Ubuntu 16.04.

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

2. Description:

Red Hat Ceph Storage is a scalable, open, software-defined storage platform
that combines the most stable version of the Ceph storage system with a
Ceph management platform, deployment utilities, and support services.
The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version: ceph
(10.2.3), ceph-deploy (1.5.36), calamari-server (1.4.9), nfs-ganesha
(2.4.0), ceph-iscsi-config (1.5), libntirpc (1.4.1), ceph-iscsi-tools
(1.1). (BZ#1340004, BZ#1349999)
Security Fix(es):
* A flaw was found in the way Ceph Object Gateway handles POST object
requests. An authenticated attacker could launch a denial of service attack
by sending null or specially crafted POST object requests. (CVE-2016-8626)

Bug Fix(es):

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Ceph
Storage 2.1 Release Notes available at:


All users of Red Hat Ceph Storage are advised to upgrade to these updated

3. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:


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

1387332 - [rhcs-2.y] rgw: crash when client post object with null conditions
1389193 - CVE-2016-8626 Ceph: RGW Denial of Service by sending null or specially crafted POST object requests

5. References:


6. 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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