USN-3447-1: OpenStack Horizon vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3447-1

11th October, 2017

horizon vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

OpenStack Horizon could be made to expose sensitive information over the
network.

Software description

  • horizon
    – Web interface for OpenStack cloud infrastructure

Details

Beth Lancaster and Brandon Sawyers discovered that OpenStack Horizon was
incorrect protected against cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. A remote
authenticated user could use this issue to inject web script or HTML in
a dashboard form.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
openstack-dashboard

1:2014.1.5-0ubuntu2.1

To update your system, please follow these instructions:
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.

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

References

CVE-2016-4428


Source From: ubuntu.com.
Original article title: USN-3447-1: OpenStack Horizon vulnerability.
This full article can be read at: USN-3447-1: OpenStack Horizon vulnerability.

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