OpenStack Nova Vulnerability Found and Fixed by Canonical

view story

http://news.softpedia.com – On March 20, Canonical published in a security notice details about an OpenStack Nova vulnerability for its Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 11.10 operating systems. According to Canonical, a couple of security problems were fixed in Nova. For example, it was discovered that Nova did not properly validate VNC tokens, after an instance was deleted. An authenticated attacker could have exploited this problem in order to gain access to other virtual machines, u... (read more) (IT news)