Ubuntu 11.10 : nova vulnerability (USN-1247-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

An information leak was discovered in Nova. An attacker with access to
a valid EC2_ACCESS_KEY could obtain the corresponding EC2_SECRET_KEY
for that user.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected python-nova package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56646 ()

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