[USN-1439-1] Horizon vulnerabilities

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-05-14T00:00:00


========================================================================== 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.

References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1439-1 CVE-2012-2094, CVE-2012-2144

Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/horizon/2012.1-0ubuntu8.1