[openstack-announce] [OSSA 2014-041.1] Glance v2 API unrestricted path traversal (CVE-2014-9493) ERRATA 1

Grant Murphy grant.murphy at hp.com
Mon Jan 5 18:23:22 UTC 2015

OpenStack Security Advisory: 2014-041 (ERRATA 1)
CVE: CVE-2014-9493
Date: January 5, 2015
Title: Glance v2 API unrestricted path traversal
Reporter: Masahito Muroi (NTT)
Products: Glance
Versions: up to 2014.1.3 and 2014.2 version up to 2014.2.1

Masahito Muroi from NTT reported a vulnerability in Glance. By setting 
a malicious image location an authenticated user can download or delete
any file on the Glance server for which the Glance process user has 
access to. Only setups using the Glance V2 API are affected by this flaw.

When the original advisory was published a CVE number was not assigned. 
CVE-2014-9493 can now be used to track this vulnerability.

Kilo (development branch) fix:

Juno fix:

Icehouse fix:

 * This fix was included in the kilo-1 development milestone and will be included
   in future 2014.2.2 (juno) and 2014.1.4 (icehouse) releases.

 * The OpenStack VMT recommends revoking all credentials stored in files
   accessible by Glance as a precautionary measure. 


OSSA History:
    2015-01-05 - Errata 1
    2014-12-23 - Original Version

Grant Murphy
OpenStack Vulnerability Management Team
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