OSSA-2015-013: Glance task flow may fail to delete image from backend

Date

July 28, 2015

CVE

CVE-2015-3289

Affects

  • Glance: versions 2015.1.0

Description

Abhishek Kekane from NTT reported a vulnerability in Glance. By creating numerous images using the import task flow API and deleting them, an authenticated attacker may accumulate untracked image data in the backend resulting in potential resource exhaustion and denial of service. All glance setups are affected.

Credits

  • Abhishek Kekane from NTT (CVE-2015-3289)

Notes

  • This fix will be included in the future 2015.1.1 (kilo) release.