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A Red Hat OpenStack Platform 17.0 (openstack-nova) security update has been released.

RHSA-2023:1015-01: Important: Red Hat OpenStack Platform 17.0 (openstack-nova) security update

Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: Red Hat OpenStack Platform 17.0 (openstack-nova) security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2023:1015-01
Product: Red Hat OpenStack Platform
Advisory URL:
Issue date: 2023-02-28
CVE Names: CVE-2022-47951

1. Summary:

An update for openstack-nova is now available for Red Hat OpenStack
Platform 17.0 (Wallaby).

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Important. 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 17.0 - noarch

3. Description:

OpenStack Compute (codename Nova) is open source software designed
to provision and manage large networks of virtual machines,creating a
redundant and scalable cloud computing platform. It gives you the software,
control panels, and APIs required to orchestrate a cloud, including running
instances, managing networks, and controlling access through users and
projects.OpenStack Compute strives to be both hardware and hypervisor
agnostic, currently supporting a variety of standard hardware
configurations and seven major hypervisors.

Security Fix(es):

* Arbitrary file access through custom VMDK flat descriptor

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE
page listed in the References section.

4. Solution:

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

5. Bugs fixed (

2161812 - CVE-2022-47951 openstack: Arbitrary file access through custom VMDK flat descriptor

6. Package List:

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 17.0:



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7. References:

8. Contact:

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