USN-2248-1: OpenStack Cinder vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2248-1
18th June, 2014
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 13.10
OpenStack Cinder could be made to run programs as an administrator under certain conditions.
- cinder - OpenStack storage service
Darragh O'Reilly discovered that the Ubuntu packaging for OpenStack Cinder
did not properly set up its sudo configuration. If a different flaw was
found in OpenStack Cinder, this vulnerability could be used to escalate
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
- python-cinder 1:2014.1-0ubuntu1.1
- Ubuntu 13.10:
- python-cinder 1:2013.2.3-0ubuntu1.1
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.