Ubuntu 13.10 / 14.04 LTS : cinder vulnerability (USN-2248-1)

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 :

Darragh O'Reilly discovered that the Ubuntu packaging for OpenStack
Cinder did not properly set up its sudo configuration. If a different
flaw was found in OpenStack Cinder, this vulnerability could be used
to escalate privileges. (CVE-2013-1068).

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-cinder package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 76142 ()

Bugtraq ID: 68094

CVE ID: CVE-2013-1068