Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : glance vulnerability (USN-2322-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 77322
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionThomas 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.
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SolutionUpdate the affected glance-common package.