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

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 :

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.
(CVE-2013-1057)

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

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 maas-cluster-controller package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 70783 ()

Bugtraq ID: 63607
63609

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1057
CVE-2013-1058