Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : keystone vulnerability (USN-1715-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 64482
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionDan Prince discovered that Keystone did not properly perform input validation when handling certain error conditions. An unauthenticated user could exploit this to cause a denial of service in Keystone API servers via disk space exhaustion.
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SolutionUpdate the affected python-keystone package.