Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Joshua Harlow discovered that Nova would allow XML entity processing.
A remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this using the Nova
API to cause a denial of service via resource exhaustion.
Update the affected python-nova package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 64800 ()
Bugtraq ID: 5802258892
CVE ID: CVE-2013-1664
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