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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2016 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).

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

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