[USN-1565-1] OpenStack Horizon vulnerability

Steve Beattie sbeattie at ubuntu.com
Thu Sep 13 06:39:16 UTC 2012

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1565-1
September 13, 2012

horizon vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS


OpenStack Horizon could help expose sensitive information.

Software Description:
- horizon: Web interface for OpenStack cloud infrastructure


Thomas Biege discovered that the Horizon authentication mechanism
did not validate the next parameter. An attacker could use this to
construct a link to legitimate OpenStack web dashboard that redirected
the user to a malicious website after authentication.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
  openstack-dashboard             2012.1.3+stable~20120815-691dd2-0ubuntu1.1
  python-django-horizon           2012.1.3+stable~20120815-691dd2-0ubuntu1.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

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