Ubuntu 12.10 : glance vulnerability (USN-1626-2)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

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

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 python-glance package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62888 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56437

CVE ID: CVE-2012-4573

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