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Apache CloudStack: Security

The Apache CloudStack project understands that as a core infrastructure project, the application security of Apache CloudStack is of critical importance to the community and users.

Reporting Potential Vulnerabilities in Apache CloudStack

If you've found an issue that you believe is a security vulnerability in a released version of CloudStack, please report it to the ASF security team via email to with details about the vulnerability, how it might be exploited, and any additional information that might be useful.

Upon notification, the ASF security team will work with the CloudStack PMC through validation and fixing the issue. If the issue is validated, it generally takes 2-4 weeks from notification to public announcement of the vulnerability. During this time, the team will communicate with you as they proceed through the response procedure, and ask that the issue not be announced before an agreed-upon date.

Please do not create publicly-viewable JIRA tickets related to the issue. If validated, a JIRA ticket with the security flag set will be created for tracking the issue in a non-public manner, and made public at the appropriate time.

Procedure for Responding to Potential Security Issues

We're follow the Apache Security Team's procedures documented here.

For further information

Further information about Apache CloudStack's security practices can be found in the CloudStack Security wiki page.