OSSA-2015-008: Potential Keystone cache backend password leak in log

Date

May 04, 2015

CVE

CVE-2015-3646

Affects

  • Keystone: versions through 2014.1.4, and 2014.2 versions through 2014.2.3

Description

Eric Brown from VMware reported a vulnerability in Keystone. The backend_argument configuration option content is being logged, and it may contain sensitive information for specific backends (like a password for MongoDB). An attacker with read access to Keystone logs may therefore obtain sensitive data about certain backends. All Keystone setups are potentially impacted.

Credits

  • Eric Brown from VMware (CVE-2015-3646)

Notes

  • This fix will be included in future 2014.1.5 (icehouse) and 2014.2.4 (juno) releases.

  • The 2015.1.0 (kilo) release is not affected.