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USN-4104-1: Nova vulnerability

19 August 2019

Nova could be made to expose sensitive information.



  • nova - OpenStack Compute cloud infrastructure


Donny Davis discovered that the Nova Compute service could return
configuration or other information in response to a failed API
request in some situations. A remote attacker could use this to expose
sensitive information.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 19.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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