Ubuntu 11.10 / 12.04 LTS : nova vulnerability (USN-1545-1)

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 :

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.

Solution :

Update the affected python-nova package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 61643 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54869

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3361