Ubuntu 4104-1: Nova vulnerability

    Date19 Aug 2019
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Nova could be made to expose sensitive information.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4104-1
    August 19, 2019
    
    nova vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 19.04
    - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
    - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Nova could be made to expose sensitive information.
    
    Software Description:
    - nova: OpenStack Compute cloud infrastructure
    
    Details:
    
    Donny Davis discovered that the Nova Compute service could return
    configuration or other information in response to a failed API
    request in some situations. A remote attacker could use this to expose
    sensitive information.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 19.04:
      nova-compute                    2:19.0.1-0ubuntu2.1
      python3-nova                    2:19.0.1-0ubuntu2.1
    
    Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
      nova-compute                    2:17.0.10-0ubuntu2.1
      python-nova                     2:17.0.10-0ubuntu2.1
    
    Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
      nova-compute                    2:13.1.4-0ubuntu4.5
      python-nova                     2:13.1.4-0ubuntu4.5
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      https://usn.ubuntu.com/4104-1
      CVE-2019-14433
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nova/2:19.0.1-0ubuntu2.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nova/2:17.0.10-0ubuntu2.1
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nova/2:13.1.4-0ubuntu4.5
    
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