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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1626-2

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1626-2
Posted Nov 10, 2012
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 1626-2 - USN-1626-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the v1 API of Glance. This update provides the corresponding updates for the v2 API. Gabe Westmaas discovered that Glance did not always properly enforce access controls when deleting images. An authenticated user could delete arbitrary images by using the v1 API under certain circumstances. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2012-4573
MD5 | 475e4b389722e7ace3763233e2802a5b

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1626-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1626-2
November 09, 2012

glance vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.10

Summary:

Glance could be made to delete arbitrary images.

Software Description:
- glance: OpenStack Image Registry and Delivery Service

Details:

USN-1626-1 fixed vulnerabilities in the v1 API of Glance. This update
provides the corresponding updates for the v2 API.

Original advisory details:

Gabe Westmaas discovered that Glance did not always properly enforce access
controls when deleting images. An authenticated user could delete arbitrary
images by using the v1 API under certain circumstances.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 12.10:
python-glance 2012.2-0ubuntu2.3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1626-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1626-1
CVE-2012-4573

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glance/2012.2-0ubuntu2.3

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