Ubuntu 1247-1: Nova vulnerability

    Date 25 Oct 2011
    107
    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    Nova could be made to expose sensitive information.
    ==========================================================================
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1247-1
    October 25, 2011
    
    nova vulnerability
    ==========================================================================
    
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 11.10
    
    Summary:
    
    Nova could be made to expose sensitive information.
    
    Software Description:
    - nova: OpenStack Compute cloud infrastructure
    
    Details:
    
    An information leak was discovered in Nova. An attacker with access to a
    valid EC2_ACCESS_KEY could obtain the corresponding EC2_SECRET_KEY for that
    user.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 11.10:
      python-nova                     2011.3-0ubuntu6.2
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1247-1
      https://launchpad.net/bugs/868360
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nova/2011.3-0ubuntu6.2
    
    
    

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