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Vulnerability of OpenStack Swift: information disclosure

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data of OpenStack Swift, in order to obtain sensitive information.
Impacted systems: Solaris, RHEL, Ubuntu.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 16/10/2015.
Références of this alert: bulletinapr2016, CVE-2015-5223, RHSA-2015:1895-01, USN-3451-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-18119.

Description of the vulnerability 

An attacker can bypass access restrictions to data of OpenStack Swift, in order to obtain sensitive information.
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This computer vulnerability alert impacts software or systems such as Solaris, RHEL, Ubuntu.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat alert is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this security vulnerability.

Solutions for this threat 

RHEL OpenStack: new openstack-swift packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 6: openstack-swift 1.13.1-7.el6ost
  RHEL 7: openstack-swift 1.13.1-7.el7ost, openstack-swift 2.2.0-5.el7ost, openstack-swift 2.3.0-2.el7ost

Solaris: patch for Third Party software 04/2016.
A patch is available:
  https://support.oracle.com/rs?type=doc&id=1448883.1

Ubuntu: new swift packages.
New packages are available:
  Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: swift 1.13.1-0ubuntu1.5
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