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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2013 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.

Solution :

Update the affected python-nova package.

Risk factor :


Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 56646 ()

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