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

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 :

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.
(CVE-2013-1664).

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-cinder package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 64783 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1664