Ubuntu 5835-3: Nova vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5835-3
January 31, 2023

nova vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 22.10
- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Summary:

Nova could be made to expose sensitive information.

Software Description:
- nova: OpenStack Compute cloud infrastructure

Details:

Guillaume Espanel, Pierre Libeau, Arnaud Morin, and Damien Rannou
discovered that Nova incorrectly handled VMDK image processing. An
authenticated attacker could possibly supply a specially crafted VMDK flat
image and obtain arbitrary files from the server containing sensitive
information.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 22.10:
   nova-common                     3:26.1.0-0ubuntu1
   python3-nova                    3:26.1.0-0ubuntu1

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
   nova-common                     3:25.1.0-0ubuntu1
   python3-nova                    3:25.1.0-0ubuntu1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
   nova-common                     2:21.2.4-0ubuntu2.1
   python3-nova                    2:21.2.4-0ubuntu2.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5835-3
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5835-1
   CVE-2022-47951

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nova/3:26.1.0-0ubuntu1
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nova/3:25.1.0-0ubuntu1
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nova/2:21.2.4-0ubuntu2.1

Ubuntu 5835-3: Nova vulnerability

January 31, 2023
Nova could be made to expose sensitive information.

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 22.10 - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS - Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Summary: Nova could be made to expose sensitive information. Software Description: - nova: OpenStack Compute cloud infrastructure Details: Guillaume Espanel, Pierre Libeau, Arnaud Morin, and Damien Rannou discovered that Nova incorrectly handled VMDK image processing. An authenticated attacker could possibly supply a specially crafted VMDK flat image and obtain arbitrary files from the server containing sensitive information.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 22.10: nova-common 3:26.1.0-0ubuntu1 python3-nova 3:26.1.0-0ubuntu1 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS: nova-common 3:25.1.0-0ubuntu1 python3-nova 3:25.1.0-0ubuntu1 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS: nova-common 2:21.2.4-0ubuntu2.1 python3-nova 2:21.2.4-0ubuntu2.1 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5835-3

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5835-1

CVE-2022-47951

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5835-3

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nova/3:26.1.0-0ubuntu1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nova/3:25.1.0-0ubuntu1 https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nova/2:21.2.4-0ubuntu2.1

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