ESB-2017.2945 - [RedHat] openstack-aodh: Increased privileges - Existing account 2017-11-17

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                               ESB-2017.2945
                 Moderate: openstack-aodh security update
                             17 November 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           openstack-aodh
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat OpenStack Platform
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-12440  

Reference:         ESB-2017.2123

Original Bulletin: 
   https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3227

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: openstack-aodh security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2017:3227-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3227
Issue date:        2017-11-15
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-12440 
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1. Summary:

An update for openstack-aodh is now available for Red Hat OpenStack
Platform 10.0 (Newton).

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10.0 - noarch

3. Description:

openstack-aodh provides the ability to trigger actions based on defined
rules against metric or event data collected by OpenStack Telemetry
(ceilometer) or Time-Series-Database-as-a-Service (gnocchi).

Security Fix(es):

* A verification flaw was found in openstack-aodh. As part of an HTTP alarm
action, a user could pass in a trust ID. However, the trust could be from
anyone because it was not verified. Because the trust was then used by
openstack-aodh to obtain a keystone token for the alarm action, a malicious
user could pass in another person's trust ID and obtain a keystone token
containing the delegated authority of that user. (CVE-2017-12440)

This issue was discovered by Luke Hinds (Red Hat). Upstream acknowledges
Zane Bitter (Red Hat) as the original reporter.

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1478834 - CVE-2017-12440 openstack-aodh: Aodh can be used to launder Keystone trusts

6. Package List:

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10.0:

Source:
openstack-aodh-3.0.4-1.el7ost.src.rpm

noarch:
openstack-aodh-api-3.0.4-1.el7ost.noarch.rpm
openstack-aodh-common-3.0.4-1.el7ost.noarch.rpm
openstack-aodh-compat-3.0.4-1.el7ost.noarch.rpm
openstack-aodh-evaluator-3.0.4-1.el7ost.noarch.rpm
openstack-aodh-expirer-3.0.4-1.el7ost.noarch.rpm
openstack-aodh-listener-3.0.4-1.el7ost.noarch.rpm
openstack-aodh-notifier-3.0.4-1.el7ost.noarch.rpm
python-aodh-3.0.4-1.el7ost.noarch.rpm
python-aodh-tests-3.0.4-1.el7ost.noarch.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-12440
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2017 Red Hat, Inc.
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