[USN-2311-1] pyCADF vulnerability

2014-08-26T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:31054
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-08-26T00:00:00

Description

========================================================================== 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

Summary:

pyCADF could be made to expose sensitive information.

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

Details:

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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