OpenStack Glance v2 API security bypass
|glance-v2api-security-bypass (80019)||Medium Risk|
OpenStack Glance could allow a remote authenticated attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an incomplete fix for an error related to the improper checking of the registry permissions. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using an image deletion request to delete non-protected image files.
Apply the patch for this vulnerability, available from the OpenStack GIT Repository. See References.
For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.
- OpenStack GIT Repository: Glance.
- Ubuntu Bug #1065187: Non-admin users can cause public glance images to be deleted from the backend storage repository .
- BID-56437: OpenStack Glance CVE-2012-4573 Arbitrary File Deletion Vulnerability
- CVE-2012-5482: The v2 API in OpenStack Glance Grizzly, Folsom (2012.2), and Essex (2012.1) allows remote authenticated users to delete arbitrary non-protected images via an image deletion request. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-4573.
- OSVDB ID: 87248: OpenStack Backend Storage Repository Registery Permission Verification Arbitrary Virtual Image Deletion
- SA51174: OpenStack Glance Backend Storage Repository Virtual Image Deletion Vulnerability
- OpenStack Glance 2012.1
- OpenStack Glance 2012.2
Nov 07, 2012
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