[openstack-announce] [OSSA 2015-013] Glance task flow may fail to delete image from backend

Grant Murphy grant.murphy at hp.com
Tue Jul 28 15:25:04 UTC 2015

OSSA-2015-013: Glance task flow may fail to delete image from backend

:Date: July 28, 2015
:CVE: CVE-2015-3289

- Glance: versions 2015.1.0

Abhishek Kekane from NTT reported a vulnerability in Glance. By
creating numerous images using the import task flow API and deleting
them, an authenticated attacker may accumulate untracked image data in
the backend resulting in potential resource exhaustion and denial of
service. All glance setups are affected.

- https://review.openstack.org/#/c/181816/ (Kilo)
- https://review.openstack.org/#/c/181345/ (Liberty)

- Abhishek Kekane from NTT (CVE-2015-3289)

- https://launchpad.net/bugs/1454087
- http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-3289

- This fix will be included in the future 2015.1.1 (kilo) release.
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