Ubuntu 16.04 LTS : nova-lxd vulnerability (USN-3195-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 97099
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionJames Page discovered that Nova-LXD incorrectly set up virtual network devices when creating LXD instances. This could result in an unintended firewall configuration.
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SolutionUpdate the affected python-nova-lxd package.