Security Advisory Moderate: python-glanceclient security update

Advisory: RHSA-2013:1200-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Moderate
Issued on: 2013-09-03
Last updated on: 2013-09-03
Affected Products: Red Hat OpenStack 3.0
CVEs ( CVE-2013-4111


An updated python-glanceclient package that fixes one security issue is now
available for Red Hat OpenStack 3.0.

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having moderate
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
the References section.

The python-glanceclient package provides a client for the OpenStack Glance

It was discovered that the Python Glance client did not properly check
SSL certificates. An attacker could use this flaw to conduct
man-in-the-middle attacks. (CVE-2013-4111)

Red Hat would like to thank the OpenStack project for reporting this issue.
Upstream acknowledges Thomas Leaman of HP as the original reporter.

All users of python-glanceclient are advised to upgrade to this updated
package, which corrects this issue.


Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at

Updated packages

Red Hat OpenStack 3.0

python-glanceclient-0.9.0-2.el6ost.src.rpm     MD5: bc83aad3ceed7c3cdce9db614e43110e
SHA-256: b56369d2c103dc78d0895a4b12605da34df776c6c1209c78bf6bdd3ac7251aab
python-glanceclient-0.9.0-2.el6ost.noarch.rpm     MD5: 07079891e42c96c9052e07b719740606
SHA-256: 89f06fd7fa5c35d98e299d0ef7c9a17b1d78a51b30a07a891e9b5b77119ab013
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

989738 - CVE-2013-4111 OpenStack: python-glanceclient failing SSL certificate check


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