Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2016 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.
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.
Update the affected python-nova 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: 64800 ()
Bugtraq ID: 5802258892
CVE ID: CVE-2013-1664
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