Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.04 : maas vulnerabilities (USN-2013-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2013-2014 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2013-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

It was discovered that maas-import-pxe-files incorrectly loaded
configuration information from the current working directory. A local
attacker could execute code as an administrator if
maas-import-pxe-files were run from an attacker-controlled directory.

It was discovered that maas-import-pxe-files doesn't cryptographically
verify downloaded content. An attacker could modify images without
detection. (CVE-2013-1058).

Solution :

Update the affected maas-cluster-controller package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70783 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63607

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1057