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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
OpenStack Horizon vulnerability
12 October 2017
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Ubuntu
Impact/Access: Cross-site Scripting -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2016-4428
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3447-1
October 11, 2017
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
OpenStack Horizon could be made to expose sensitive information over the
- - horizon: Web interface for OpenStack cloud infrastructure
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.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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