[USN-3447-1] OpenStack Horizon vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed Oct 11 13:23:54 UTC 2017

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3447-1
October 11, 2017

horizon vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


OpenStack Horizon could be made to expose sensitive information over the

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


Beth Lancaster and Brandon Sawyers discovered that OpenStack Horizon was
incorrect protected against cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks. A remote
authenticated user could use this issue to inject web script or HTML in
a dashboard form.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  openstack-dashboard             1:2014.1.5-0ubuntu2.1

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


Package Information:

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