Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Loganathan Parthipan discovered that Nova did not verify the size of
QCOW2 instance storage. An authenticated attacker could exploit this
to cause a denial of service by creating an image with a large virtual
size with little data, then filling the virtual disk.
Update the affected python-nova package.
Risk factor :
Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 1.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 66496 ()
Bugtraq ID: 59924
CVE ID: CVE-2013-2096
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