Ubuntu 12.10 : cinder vulnerability (USN-1731-1)

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 :

Stuart Stent discovered that Cinder would allow XML entity processing.
A remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this using the Cinder
API to cause a denial of service via resource exhaustion.

Solution :

Update the affected python-cinder package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64783 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1664