Ubuntu 12.10 : quantum vulnerability (USN-2208-2)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2014-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2014-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

USN-2208-1 fixed vulnerabilities in OpenStack Cinder. This update
provides the corresponding updates for OpenStack Quantum.

JuanFra Rodriguez Cardoso discovered that OpenStack Cinder did not
enforce SSL connections when Nova was configured to use QPid and
qpid_protocol is set to 'ssl'. If a remote attacker were able to
perform a man-in-the-middle attack, this flaw could be exploited to
view sensitive information. Ubuntu does not use QPid with Nova by

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 python-quantum package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73906 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2013-6491

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