Ubuntu Security Notice USN-1033-1
16th December, 2010
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 10.10
Unauthenticated users could reset passwords without email confirmation.
- eucalyptus - Elastic Utility Computing Architecture
It was discovered that Eucalyptus did not verify password resets from
the Admin UI correctly. An unauthenticated remote attacker could issue
password reset requests to gain admin privileges in the Eucalyptus
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
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.