Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : glance vulnerability (USN-2322-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Thomas Leaman and Stuart McLaren discovered that OpenStack Glance did
not properly honor the image_size_cap configuration option. A remote
authenticated attacker could exploit this to cause a denial of service
via disk consumption.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected glance-common package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 77322 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-5356