Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 / 13.10 : swift vulnerability (USN-2207-1)

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 :

Samuel Merritt discovered a timing attack vulnerability in OpenStack
Swift. If Swift was configured to use the TempURL middleware, an
attacker could exploit this to guess valid secret URLs and obtain
unintended access to objects publicly shared with specific recipients.

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-swift package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.2
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73904 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65030

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0006

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