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Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:59:39 -0400
From: Tristan Cacqueray <>
Subject: Re: CVE request for vulnerability in OpenStack Glance

On 08/19/2014 10:43 AM, Tristan Cacqueray wrote:
> A vulnerability was discovered in OpenStack (see below). In order to
> ensure full traceability, we need a CVE number assigned that we can
> attach to further notifications. This issue is already public, although
> an advisory was not sent yet.
> Title: Glance store DoS through disk space exhaustion
> Reporter: Thomas Leaman (HP), Stuart McLaren (HP)
> Products: Glance
> Versions: up to 2013.2.3 and 2014.1 to 2014.1.1
> Description:
> Thomas Leaman and Stuart McLaren from Hewlett Packard reported a
> vulnerability in Glance. By uploading a large enough image to a Glance
> store, an authenticated user may fill the store space because the
> image_size_cap configuration option is not honored. This may prevent
> further image upload and/or cause service disruption. Note that the
> import method is not affected. All Glance setups using API v2 are
> affected (unless you use a policy to restrict/disable image upload).
> References:
> Thanks in advance,

Oups, an error slipped in the CVE request, affected versions did not
include the recent 2014.1.2 that is also vulnerable:

Versions: up to 2013.2.3 and 2014.1 to 2014.1.2

Sorry for the confusion!

Tristan Cacqueray
OpenStack Vulnerability Management Team

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