Bug 1257525 (CVE-2014-8177) - CVE-2014-8177 gluster-swift metadata constraints are not correctly enforced
Summary: CVE-2014-8177 gluster-swift metadata constraints are not correctly enforced
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Alias: CVE-2014-8177
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1257884
Blocks: 1257505
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Reported: 2015-08-27 09:27 UTC by Siddharth Sharma
Modified: 2019-06-08 20:43 UTC (History)
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A flaw was found in the metadata constraints in Red Hat Gluster Storage's OpenStack Object Storage (swiftonfile). By adding metadata in several separate calls, a malicious user could bypass the max_meta_count constraint, and store more metadata than allowed by the configuration.
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Last Closed: 2015-10-09 06:41:54 UTC


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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:1845 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.1 update 2015-10-05 11:06:22 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2015:1846 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Moderate: Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.1 update 2015-10-05 14:43:08 UTC

Description Siddharth Sharma 2015-08-27 09:27:46 UTC
Description:
A flaw was found in the metadata constraints in gluster-swift package. By
adding metadata in several separate calls, a malicious user could bypass the
max_meta_count constraint, and store more metadata than allowed by the
configuration.

References:
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2015/q3/448
https://review.openstack.org/#/c/215487

Comment 2 errata-xmlrpc 2015-10-05 07:25:04 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.1 for RHEL 6
  Native Client for RHEL 6 for Red Hat Storage

Via RHSA-2015:1845 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1845.html

Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2015-10-05 10:43:39 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.1 for RHEL 7
  Native Client for RHEL 7 for Red Hat Storage

Via RHSA-2015:1846 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1846.html


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