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Ubuntu: Security update for Glance

Dan Prince discovered an issue in Glance error reporting. An authenticated attacker could exploit this to expose the Glance operator’s Swift credentials for a misconfigured or otherwise unusable Swift endpoint.

Updated packages are available from security.ubuntu.com.

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1710-1
January 29, 2013

glance vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.10
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 11.10

Summary:

Glance could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

Software Description:
- glance: OpenStack Image Registry and Delivery Service

Details:

Dan Prince discovered an issue in Glance error reporting. An authenticated
attacker could exploit this to expose the Glance operator's Swift
credentials for a misconfigured or otherwise unusable Swift endpoint.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 12.10:
 python-glance                   2012.2.1-0ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
 python-glance                   2012.1.3+stable~20120821-120fcf-0ubuntu1.3

Ubuntu 11.10:
 python-glance                   2011.3-0ubuntu4.2

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
 http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1710-1
 CVE-2013-0212

Package Information:
 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glance/2012.2.1-0ubuntu1.1

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glance/2012.1.3+stable~20120821-120fcf-0ubuntu1.3
 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glance/2011.3-0ubuntu4.2
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