Ubuntu 12.04 LTS : horizon vulnerability (USN-1565-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2012-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

Thomas Biege discovered that the Horizon authentication mechanism did
not validate the next parameter. An attacker could use this to
construct a link to legitimate OpenStack web dashboard that redirected
the user to a malicious website after authentication.

Solution :

Update the affected openstack-dashboard and / or python-django-horizon

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 62073 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55329

CVE ID: CVE-2012-3540