Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : horizon vulnerabilities (USN-1439-1)

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 :

Matthias Weckbecker discovered a cross-site scripting (XSS)
vulnerability in Horizon via the log viewer refrash mechanism. If a
user were tricked into viewing a specially crafted log message, a
remote attacker could exploit this to modify the contents or steal
confidential data within the same domain. (CVE-2012-2094)

Thomas Biege discovered a session fixation vulnerability in Horizon.
An attacker could exploit this to potentially allow access to
unauthorized information and capabilities. (CVE-2012-2144).

Solution :

Update the affected python-django-horizon package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 59033 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2094
CVE-2012-2144