RHSA-2015:0645 - Security Advisory
Important: redhat-access-plugin-openstack security update
Security Advisory: Important
An updated redhat-access-plugin-openstack package that fixes one security
issue is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6.0.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
The Red Hat Support plug-in for Red Hat OpenStack is a Technology Preview
feature which offers seamless integrated access to Red Hat subscription
services from the Red Hat OpenStack administration portal. The plug-in
provides automated functionality that enables quicker help, answers, and
proactive services. It offers easy and instant access to Red Hat exclusive
knowledge, resources, engagement, and diagnostic features.
It was found that the local log-viewing function of the
redhat-access-plugin for OpenStack Dashboard (horizon) did not sanitize
user input. An authenticated user could use this flaw to read an arbitrary
file with the permissions of the web server. (CVE-2015-0271)
Red Hat would like to thank Sara Perez Merino of SensePost for reporting
All redhat-access-plugin-openstack users are advised to upgrade to this
updated package, which contains a backported patch to correct this issue.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
For details on how to apply this update, refer to:
- Red Hat OpenStack 6.0 x86_64
- BZ - 1193638 - CVE-2015-0271 OpenStack dashboard: log file arbitrary file retrieval
Red Hat OpenStack 6.0