OSSA-2015-016: Information leak via Swift tempurls

OSSA-2015-016: Information leak via Swift tempurls

Date:August 26, 2015


  • Swift: versions through 2.3.0


Richard Hawkins from Rackspace and Swift core reviewers reported a vulnerability in Swift tempurls. When in possession of a tempurl key authorized for PUT, a malicious actor may retrieve other objects in the same Swift account (tenant). All Swift setups are affected.


  • Richard Hawkins from Rackspace (CVE-2015-5223)
  • Swift core reviewers from OpenStack (CVE-2015-5223)


  • This fix will be included in future 2014.2.4 (juno) and 2015.1.2 (kilo) releases.
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