Ubuntu 11.10 / 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : nova vulnerability (USN-1709-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Phil Day discovered that nova-volume did not validate access to
volumes. An authenticated attacker could exploit this to bypass
intended access controls and boot from arbitrary volumes.

Solution :

Update the affected nova-volume and / or python-nova packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64290 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57613

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0208