Ubuntu 11.10 : nova vulnerability (USN-1326-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

Nachi Ueno, Rohit Karajgi, and Venkatesan Ravikumar discovered that
when Nova is configured to use the OpenStack API, it would not
correctly enforce access controls on certain incoming requests. A
remote authenticated attacker could exploit this to change resources
of arbitrary tenants.

Solution :

Update the affected nova-api package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 57498 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0030