Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1031652
CVE-2013-6396 python-swiftclient: SSL certificate verification security issue
Last modified: 2016-04-26 17:39:07 EDT
Python-swiftclient is found to be affected by a security issue, where it fails to properly verify the server SSL certificates, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct spoofing attacks via MitM (Man in the Middle attacks) and possibly leading to disclosure of sensitive information.
Created python-swiftclient tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1031653]
Affects: epel-6 [bug 1031654]
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having Moderate security impact in Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3 however fixing this issue would require a change to default behavior. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.
python-swiftclient-2.0.2-1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.