Ubuntu 1439-1: Horizon vulnerabilities

    Date07 May 2012
    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Horizon could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1439-1
    May 07, 2012
    horizon vulnerabilities
    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
    Horizon could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
    Software Description:
    - horizon: Web interface for OpenStack cloud infrastructure
    Matthias Weckbecker discovered a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability
    in Horizon via the log viewer refrash mechanism. If a user were tricked
    into viewing a specially crafted log message, a remote attacker could
    exploit this to modify the contents or steal confidential data within the
    same domain. (CVE-2012-2094)
    Thomas Biege discovered a session fixation vulnerability in Horizon. An
    attacker could exploit this to potentially allow access to unauthorized
    information and capabilities. (CVE-2012-2144)
    Update instructions:
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
      python-django-horizon           2012.1-0ubuntu8.1
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
      CVE-2012-2094, CVE-2012-2144
    Package Information:
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