Ubuntu 1413-1: Nova vulnerability

    Date29 Mar 2012
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Nova log files could be made to exhaust storage resources.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1413-1
    March 29, 2012
    nova vulnerability
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 11.10
    Nova log files could be made to exhaust storage resources.
    Software Description:
    - nova: OpenStack Compute cloud infrastructure
    Dan Prince discovered that Nova did not properly perform input validation on
    the length of server names. An authenticated attacker could issue requests
    using long server names to exhaust the storage resources containing the Nova
    API log file.
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 11.10:
      python-nova                     2011.3-0ubuntu6.5
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    Package Information:
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