Ubuntu 13.10 / 14.04 LTS : cinder vulnerability (USN-2248-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76142
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionDarragh O'Reilly discovered that the Ubuntu packaging for OpenStack Cinder did not properly set up its sudo configuration. If a different flaw was found in OpenStack Cinder, this vulnerability could be used to escalate privileges. (CVE-2013-1068).
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SolutionUpdate the affected python-cinder package.