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Date: Wed, 11 Dec 2013 15:54:13 +0000
From: Jeremy Stanley <>
Subject: [OSSA 2013-036] Insufficient sanitization of Instance Name in
 Horizon (CVE-2013-6858)

OpenStack Security Advisory: 2013-036
CVE: CVE-2013-6858
Date: December 11, 2013
Title: Insufficient sanitization of Instance Name in Horizon
Reporter: Cisco PSIRT
Products: Horizon
Affects: All supported releases

Cisco PSIRT reported a vulnerability in the OpenStack Horizon
dashboard. By embedding HTML tags in an Instance Name, a tenant may
execute a script within an administrator's browser resulting in a
cross-site scripting (XSS) attack. Only setups using the Horizon
dashboard are affected.

Icehouse (development branch) fix:

Havana fix:

Grizzly fix:

This fix is included in the icehouse-1 development milestone and
will appear in a future 2013.2.1 stable point release.


Jeremy Stanley
OpenStack Vulnerability Management Team

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