RHSA-2012:1558 - Security Advisory
Low: openstack-glance security update
Security Advisory: Low
Updated openstack-glance packages that fix multiple bugs and add various
enhancements are now available for Red Hat OpenStack Essex.
The openstack-glance packages allows virtual machine images to be discovered,
registered and retrieved. It also includes a RESTful API to provide these
services to other applications.
The openstack-glance packages have been upgraded to upstream version 2012.1.2,
which provide a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous version.
A flaw in Keystone allowed an attacker with access to the web and network
interfaces to delete arbitrary, non-protected images from Glance servers.
Red Hat would like to thank the OpenStack project for reporting this
issue. Upstream acknowledges Gabe Westmaas as the original reporter of
All users of openstack-glance are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which fix these bugs and add these enhancements. After installing the updated
packages, the Glance services (openstack-glance-api and
openstack-glance-registry) will be restarted automatically.
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
- Red Hat OpenStack essex x86_64
- BZ - 872302 - CVE-2012-4573 OpenStack: Glance Authentication bypass for image deletion
Red Hat OpenStack essex