USN-2311-1: pyCADF vulnerability

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2311-1

11th August, 2014

python-pycadf vulnerability

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

  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Summary

pyCADF could be made to expose sensitive information.

Software description

  • python-pycadf - implementation of DMTF Cloud Audit (CADF) data model

Details

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.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
python-pycadf 0.4.1-0ubuntu1.1

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.

References

CVE-2014-4615