USN-1033-1: Eucalyptus vulnerability
16 December 2010
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 10.10
Unauthenticated users could reset passwords without email confirmation.
- eucalyptus - Elastic Utility Computing Architecture
It was discovered that Eucalyptus did not verify password resets from the Admin UI correctly. An unauthenticated remote attacker could issue password reset requests to gain admin privileges in the Eucalyptus environment.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
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.