Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : nova (cve_2014_3517_information_disclosure)

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Synopsis :

The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party
software.

Description :

The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address
security updates :

- api/metadata/handler.py in OpenStack Compute (Nova)
before 2013.2.4, 2014.x before 2014.1.2, and Juno before
Juno-2, when proxying metadata requests through Neutron,
makes it easier for remote attackers to guess instance
ID signatures via a brute-force attack that relies on
timing differences in responses to instance metadata
requests. (CVE-2014-3517)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?b5f8def1
http://www.nessus.org/u?669d5987

Solution :

Upgrade to Solaris 11.2.3.4.1.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Solaris Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 80711 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-3517

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