Public Date:
1252378: CVE-2015-5163 openstack-glance: Glance v2 API host file disclosure through qcow2 backing file
A flaw was found in the OpenStack Image Service (glance) import task action. When processing a malicious qcow2 header, glance could be tricked into reading an arbitrary file from the glance host. Only setups using the glance V2 API are affected by this flaw.

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CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0 (Kilo) for RHEL 7 (openstack-glance) RHSA-2015:1639 2015-08-18
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


Red Hat would like to thank the OpenStack team for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Eric Harney (Red Hat) as the original reporter.
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