Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : keystone vulnerability (USN-1715-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Dan Prince discovered that Keystone did not properly perform input
validation when handling certain error conditions. An unauthenticated
user could exploit this to cause a denial of service in Keystone API
servers via disk space exhaustion.

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-keystone package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64482 ()

Bugtraq ID: 57747

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0247

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