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Date: Wed,  8 Oct 2014 04:52:52 -0400 (EDT)
From: cve-assign@...re.org
To: jeremy@...nstack.org
Cc: cve-assign@...re.org, oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE request for vulnerability in OpenStack Swift

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> Versions: up to 2.1.0

> a vulnerability in Swift enforcement of metadata contraints. By adding
> metadata in several separate calls, an authenticated attacker can
> bypass the max_meta_count constraint, potentially resulting in the
> storage of more metadata than allowed in configuration.

> https://launchpad.net/bugs/1365350

> If we pass more than 90 metadata in one request, it fails. But if we
> pass 50 in one request and 50 in another request, the request is
> successfully processed which is against documentation.

> The above case occurs in account and container only. While in object
> case, the metadata is overwritten with new request's metadata.

Use CVE-2014-7960.

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