Red Hat Security Advisory 2013-1197-01 – OpenStack Swift is a highly available, distributed, eventually consistent object/blob store. A denial of service flaw in OpenStack Swift allowed attackers to fill the object server with object tombstones. This could lead to subsequent requests from legitimate users taking an excessive amount of time. This issue was discovered by Peter Portante of Red Hat. All users of openstack-swift are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which correct this issue. After installing this update, the OpenStack Swift services will be restarted automatically…. Red Hat Security Advisory 2013-1197-01 – OpenStack Swift is a highly available, distributed, eventually consistent object/blob store. A denial of service flaw in OpenStack Swift allowed attackers to fill the object server with object tombstones. This could lead to subsequent requests from legitimate users taking an excessive amount of time. This issue was discovered by Peter Portante of Red Hat. All users of openstack-swift are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which correct this issue. After installing this update, the OpenStack Swift services will be restarted automatically.

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