Sicherheit: Preisgabe von Informationen in openstack-cinder
||Preisgabe von Informationen in openstack-cinder
||Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
||Mo, 3. November 2014, 13:12
Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Moderate: openstack-cinder security and bug fix update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2014:1788-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1788.html
Issue date: 2014-11-03
CVE Names: CVE-2014-3641
Updated openstack-cinder packages that fix one security issue and multiple
bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security
impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in the
2. Relevant releases/architectures:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for RHEL 7 - noarch
OpenStack Block Storage (cinder) manages block storage mounting and the
presentation of such mounted block storage to instances. The backend
physical storage can consist of local disks, or Fiber Channel, iSCSI, and
NFS mounts attached to Compute nodes. In addition, Block Storage supports
volume backups, and snapshots for temporary save and restore operations.
Programatic management is available via Block Storage’s API.
A flaw was found in the GlusterFS and Linux smbfs drivers for OpenStack
Block Storage. A remote attacker could use this flaw to disclose an
arbitrary file from the cinder-volume host to a virtual instance by cloning
and attaching a volume with a malicious qcow2 header. (CVE-2014-3641)
Red Hat would like to thank the OpenStack project for reporting this issue.
Upstream acknowledges Duncan Thomas from Hewlett Packard as the original
The openstack-cinder packages have been upgraded to upstream version
2014.1.3, which provides a number of bug fixes over the previous version.
All users of openstack-cinder are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which correct these issues. After installing the updated
packages, the cinder running services will be restarted automatically.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1042801 - [RHS-RHOS] Cinder volume migration fails to migrate from one
glusterfs backend to another
1140210 - vmware: Fix problems with VIM API retry logic
1141996 - CVE-2014-3641 openstack-cinder: Cinder-volume host data leak to
virtual machine instance
1149739 - Rebase openstack-cinder to 2014.1.3
6. Package List:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 for RHEL 7:
These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security. Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
The Red Hat security contact is <email@example.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2014 Red Hat, Inc.
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