[PKG-Openstack-devel] Bug#776580: CVE-2014-9623: Glance user storage quota bypass

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Thu Jan 29 15:04:59 UTC 2015

Package: glance
Version: 2014.1.3-11
Severity: important
Tags: patch

Note from maintainer: I'm opening this bug before uploading the fix.

Title: Glance user storage quota bypass
Reporter: Tushar Patil (NTT)
Products: Glance
Versions: up to 2014.1.3 and 2014.2 version up to 2014.2.1

Tushar Patil from NTT reported a vulnerability in Glance. By deleting images
that are being uploaded, a malicious user can overcome the storage quota and
thus may overrun the backend. Images in deleted state are not taken into
account by quota and won't be effectively deleted until the upload is
completed. Only Glance setups configured with user_storage_quota are

Kilo (development branch) fix:

Juno fix:

Icehouse fix:

CVE: CVE-2014-9623

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