Executive Summary

Titleopenstack-puppet-modules security update
NameRHSA-2017:0359First vendor Publication2017-03-01
VendorRedHatLast vendor Modification2017-03-01
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevision01

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score4Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score2.9Attack ComplexityLow
Cvss Expoit Score8AuthenticationRequires single instance
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Problem Description:

An update for openstack-puppet-modules is now available for Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9.0 (Mitaka).

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 9.0 - noarch

3. Description:

openstack-puppet-modules provides a collection of Puppet modules which Red Hat OpenStack Platform director uses to install and configure OpenStack.

Security Fix(es):

* An information-disclosure flaw was discovered in Red Hat OpenStack Platform director's installation of Object Storage (swift). During installation, the Puppet script responsible for deploying the service incorrectly removes and recreates the proxy-server.conf file with world-readable permissions. (CVE-2016-9590)

Red Hat would like to thank Hans Feldt (Ericsson) for reporting this issue.

4. Solution:

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


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

1410293 - CVE-2016-9590 puppet-swift: installs config file with world readable permissions

Original Source

Url : https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0359.html

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

100 %CWE-200Information Exposure

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration


Alert History

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2018-06-13 17:21:13
  • Multiple Updates
2018-04-28 09:21:23
  • Multiple Updates
2017-03-02 05:22:38
  • First insertion