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Date: Mon, 03 Oct 2011 11:26:52 -0500
From: Jamie Strandboge <>
Cc: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Security issue in OpenStack (nova)

Scott Moser discovered that OpenStack's nova did not do sanity checking
when importing qcow2 files, which could result in unintended access to
the host filesystem via qemu's backing store functionality.
CVE-2011-3147 has been assigned for this issue. For more information,
please see:

Jamie Strandboge             |

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