Debian Bug report logs - #686812
swift: CVE-2012-4406

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Package: swift; Maintainer for swift is PKG OpenStack <>; Source for swift is src:swift.

Reported by: Moritz Muehlenhoff <>

Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2012 07:15:02 UTC

Severity: grave

Tags: security

Fixed in version swift/1.4.8-2

Done: Thomas Goirand <>

Bug is archived. No further changes may be made.

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Bug#686812; Package swift. (Thu, 06 Sep 2012 07:15:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Moritz Muehlenhoff <>:
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From: Moritz Muehlenhoff <>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <>
Subject: swift: CVE-2012-4406
Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2012 09:09:26 +0200
Package: swift
Severity: grave
Tags: security
Justification: user security hole

This was assigned CVE-2012-4406:


Reply sent to Thomas Goirand <>:
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Bug acknowledged by developer. (Thu, 06 Sep 2012 09:06:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at (full text, mbox):

From: Thomas Goirand <>
Subject: Bug#686812: fixed in swift 1.4.8-2
Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2012 09:03:00 +0000
Source: swift
Source-Version: 1.4.8-2

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
swift, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive.

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Thomas Goirand <> (supplier of updated swift package)

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Format: 1.8
Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2012 08:40:18 +0000
Source: swift
Binary: python-swift swift swift-proxy swift-object swift-container swift-account swift-doc
Architecture: source all
Version: 1.4.8-2
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: high
Maintainer: PKG OpenStack <>
Changed-By: Thomas Goirand <>
 python-swift - OpenStack Object Storage - libraries
 swift      - OpenStack Object Storage - common files
 swift-account - OpenStack Object Storage - account server
 swift-container - OpenStack Object Storage - container server
 swift-doc  - OpenStack Object Storage - documentation
 swift-object - OpenStack Object Storage - object server
 swift-proxy - OpenStack Object Storage - proxy server
Closes: 686812
 swift (1.4.8-2) unstable; urgency=high
   * CVE-2012-4406: Do not use pickle for serialization in memcache, but JSON
   (Closes: #686812).
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