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

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 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.

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