Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 14.04 LTS / 15.04 : swift vulnerabilities (USN-2704-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 85252
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionRajaneesh Singh discovered Swift does not properly enforce metadata limits. An attacker could abuse this issue to store more metadata than allowed by policy. (CVE-2014-7960)
Clay Gerrard discovered Swift allowed users to delete the latest version of object regardless of object permissions when allow_version is configured. An attacker could use this issue to delete objects.
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SolutionUpdate the affected swift package.