[USN-2311-1] pyCADF vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-08-26T00:00:00


========================================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2311-1 August 11, 2014

python-pycadf vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


pyCADF could be made to expose sensitive information.

Software Description: - python-pycadf: implementation of DMTF Cloud Audit (CADF) data model


Zhi Kun Liu discovered that pyCADF incorrectly filtered certain tokens. An attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain authentication tokens used in REST requests.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: python-pycadf 0.4.1-0ubuntu1.1

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

References: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2311-1 CVE-2014-4615

Package Information: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/python-pycadf/0.4.1-0ubuntu1.1

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