Ubuntu 13.10 / 14.04 LTS : cinder vulnerability (USN-2248-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 76142


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


Darragh 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).

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.


Update the affected python-cinder package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 76142

File Name: ubuntu_USN-2248-1.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2014/06/19

Modified: 2016/05/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:python-cinder, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:13.10, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/06/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1068

BID: 68094

USN: 2248-1