Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2011-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2011-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
David Black discovered that Nova did not properly perform input
validation during image registration. An attacker could exploit this
by registering a crafted image using the EC2 API or S3/RegisterImage
method and overwrite files as the nova user.
Update the affected python-nova package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.4
Public Exploit Available : false