USN-1439-1: Horizon vulnerabilities
7 May 2012
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
Horizon could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
- horizon - Web interface for OpenStack cloud infrastructure
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)
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.