USN-1439-1: Horizon vulnerabilities

07 May 2012

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

Releases

Packages

  • horizon - Web interface for OpenStack cloud infrastructure

Details

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

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