USN-2311-1: pyCADF vulnerability
11 August 2014
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
pyCADF could be made to expose sensitive information.
- python-pycadf - implementation of DMTF Cloud Audit (CADF) data model
Zhi Kun Liu discovered that pyCADF incorrectly filtered certain tokens. An attacker could possibly use this issue to obtain authentication tokens used in REST requests.
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.