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Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:42:57 -0400 (EDT)
From: Siddharth Sharma <>
Subject: CVE-2014-8177 gluster-swift metadata constraints are not correctly


A flaw was found in the metadata constraints in gluster-swift package. By
adding metadata in several separate calls, a malicious user could bypass the
max_meta_count constraint, and store more metadata than allowed by the

Upstream Fix:

Please refer to

we are using  CVE-2014-8177,  CVE SPLIT due to different codebases. 
so Please use CVE-2014-8177 for gluster-swift and for openstack-swift 
CVE-2014-7960 was already assigned.

Siddharth Sharma / Red Hat Product Security / Key ID : 0xD9F6489A 
Fingerprint :  0x6F04C684 A49C E4CE 8148 E841 CD6F 8E55 D9F6 489A 

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