OSSA-2017-001: CatchErrors leaks sensitive values in oslo.middleware

Date:January 26, 2017
CVE:CVE-2017-2592

Affects

  • Oslo.middleware: <=3.8.0, >=3.9.0 <=3.19.0, >=3.20.0 <=3.23.0

Description

Divya K Konoor with IBM reported a vulnerability in oslo.middleware. Software using the CatchError class may include sensitive values in the error message accompanying a Traceback, resulting in their disclosure. For example, complete API requests (including keystone tokens in their headers) may leak into neutron error logs.

Credits

  • Divya K Konoor from IBM (CVE-2017-2592)