Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Padraig Brady discovered that the fix for CVE-2012-3361 was incomplete
and an authenticated user could still corrupt arbitrary files on the
host running Nova. A remote attacker could use this to cause a denial
of service or possibly gain privileges.
Update the affected python-nova package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : false