[USN-1438-1] Nova vulnerability
jamie at canonical.com
Thu May 3 23:12:34 UTC 2012
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1438-1
May 03, 2012
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 11.10
Nova could be made to crash the system under certain conditions.
- nova: OpenStack Compute cloud infrastructure
Dan Prince discovered that Nova did not enforce quotas for security groups
and rules added to security groups. An authenticated user could exploit
this to cause a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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