Ubuntu 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : nova vulnerability (USN-1438-1)

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 :

Dan Prince discovered that Nova did not enforce quotas for security
groups and rules added to security groups. An authenticated user could
exploit this to cause a denial of service.

Solution :

Update the affected python-nova package.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 2.9
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 58986 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53297

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2101