USN-1731-1: OpenStack Cinder vulnerability
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1731-1
20th February, 2013
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.10
Cinder could be made to crash if it received specially crafted input.
- cinder - Cinder storage service - api server
Stuart Stent discovered that Cinder would allow XML entity processing. A
remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this using the Cinder API to
cause a denial of service via resource exhaustion. (CVE-2013-1664)
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
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.