Updated python-keystoneclient packages that fix one security issue are nowavailable for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0.The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as havingImportant security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from theCVE link in the References section.
Python-keystoneclient is a client library and a command line utility forinteracting with the OpenStack Identity API. The OpenStack Identityauth_token middleware component handles the authentication of tokenswith keystone.When using the auth_token middleware with the memcached token cacheenabled, a token for a different identity could be returned. Anauthenticated user could use this flaw to escalate their privileges bymaking repeated requests that could eventually allow the user to acquirethe administrator’s identity. Note that only OpenStack Identity setupsusing auth_token with memcached were affected. (CVE-2014-0105)Red Hat would like to thank the OpenStack project for reporting this issue.Upstream acknowledges Kieran Spear from the University of Melbourne as theoriginal reporter.All python-keystoneclient users are advised to upgrade to these updatedpackages, which correct this issue. After installing this update, allOpenStack services using auth_token must be restarted for this update totake effect.
Before applying this update, make sure all previously released erratarelevant to your system have been applied.This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how touse the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available athttps://access.redhat.com/site/articles/11258
1082165 – CVE-2014-0105 python-keystoneclient: Potential context confusion in Keystone middleware
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