Ubuntu 11.10 : nova vulnerability (USN-1247-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 56646
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionAn information leak was discovered in Nova. An attacker with access to a valid EC2_ACCESS_KEY could obtain the corresponding EC2_SECRET_KEY for that user.
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SolutionUpdate the affected python-nova package.