Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 18.04 LTS / 19.04 : nova vulnerability (USN-4104-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 128030
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionDonny Davis discovered that the Nova Compute service could return configuration or other information in response to a failed API request in some situations. A remote attacker could use this to expose sensitive information.
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SolutionUpdate the affected nova-compute, python-nova and / or python3-nova packages.