OpenStack Keystone contains a security issue that could allow an authenticated, local attacker to gain sensitive information. Updates are available.
OpenStack Keystone contains a security issue that could allow an authenticated, local attacker to obtain sensitive information from a targeted system.
The issue is due to improper management of LDAP password and auth_token configuration files. The LDAP server password is logged in plain text when debug-level logging is enabled. An authenticated, remote attacker could use this issue to obtain sensitive information to be used to launch further attacks.
OpenStack has confirmed this issue and released updated software.
Red Hat has released an official CVE statement and a security advisory for bug 956007 at the following links: CVE-2013-2006 and RHSA-2013:0806. Red Hat has released updated software for registered subscribers at the following link: Red Hat Network. Red Hat packages can be updated on Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions 5 and later using the yum tool.
An authenticated, local attacker could exploit the issue to gain access to user credentials from the plain text logs generated by the server. The attacker could use this information to gain unauthorized access to a targeted server hosted with the affected keystone application and perform malicious actions in the context of the user.
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.
Administrators are advised to allow only trusted users to access local systems.
Administrators are advised to allow only trusted users to have network access.
Administrators are advised to monitor affected systems.
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.
2012.2 Base, .1, .2, .3
Red Hat, Inc.
Red Hat OpenStack Folsom
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