Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : keystone vulnerabilities (USN-1730-1)

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 :

Nathanael Burton discovered that Keystone did not properly verify
disabled users. An authenticated but disabled user would continue to
have access rights that were removed. (CVE-2013-0282)

Jonathan Murray discovered that Keystone would allow XML entity
processing. A remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this to
cause a denial of service via resource exhaustion. Authenticated users
could also use this to view arbitrary files on the Keystone server.
(CVE-2013-1664, CVE-2013-1665).

Solution :

Update the affected python-keystone package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64782 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0282