Security Advisory Moderate: openstack-keystone security and bug fix update

Advisory: RHSA-2014:0580-1
Type: Security Advisory
Severity: Moderate
Issued on: 2014-05-29
Last updated on: 2014-05-29
Affected Products: Red Hat OpenStack 4.0
CVEs ( CVE-2014-2237


Updated openstack-keystone packages that fix one security issue and various
bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0.

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 OpenStack Identity service (keystone) authenticates and authorizes
OpenStack users by keeping track of users and their permitted activities.
The Identity service supports multiple forms of authentication including
user name and password credentials, token-based systems, and AWS-style

The openstack-keystone packages have been upgraded to upstream version
2013.2.3, which provides a number of bug fixes over the previous version.
The following security issue is also fixed with this release:

It was found that the memcached token back end of OpenStack Identity
did not correctly invalidate a revoked trust token, allowing users with
revoked tokens to retain access to services they should no longer be able
to access. Note that only OpenStack Identity setups using the memcached
back end for tokens were affected. (CVE-2014-2237)

All openstack-keystone users are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which correct 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 4.0

File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1688
    MD5: e8dcd8febb552602f42923d24a5e33b0
SHA-256: fcd6c4d7f3184ec58de87e2d76322e35f0261864e219c7a28998ddc57450db5e
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1688
    MD5: 6c974ecfb16660c630240e5aeb14cbb9
SHA-256: 1d53f4f04c0d50515a88b79ac07444ebdbd40ba27421424de5f25d55bc0a411a
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1688
    MD5: 3ad3f0fa52522763a2d6977255a55755
SHA-256: 1161c9cd9850b14d7fceeab631187704711fc73febf3fcbdb57022935ec41e95
File outdated by:  RHSA-2014:1688
    MD5: 9bb97b69e65972b0326cc32f2f3029e9
SHA-256: 32a91d5202d7ed497be69d79b98e2a954a1f402bc1c39c11e3d5b1e0684a0d6a
(The unlinked packages above are only available from the Red Hat Network)

Bugs fixed (see bugzilla for more information)

1071434 - CVE-2014-2237 openstack-keystone: trustee token revocation does not work with memcache backend
1083415 - keystone qpid reconnection delay must be more accurate
1085933 - Replace python-oauth2 with oauthlib


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