Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : swift vulnerabilities (USN-2704-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2015-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2015-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

Rajaneesh Singh discovered Swift does not properly enforce metadata
limits. An attacker could abuse this issue to store more metadata than
allowed by policy. (CVE-2014-7960)

Clay Gerrard discovered Swift allowed users to delete the latest
version of object regardless of object permissions when allow_version
is configured. An attacker could use this issue to delete objects.
(CVE-2015-1856).

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 swift package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.5
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 85252 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2014-7960
CVE-2015-1856

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