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Date: Mon, 25 May 2015 09:48:55 -0700
From: Tristan Cacqueray <tristan.cacqueray@...vance.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: [OSSA 2015-009] Persistent XSS in Horizon metadata dashboard (CVE-2015-3988)

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OSSA-2015-009: Persistent XSS in Horizon metadata dashboard
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:Date: May 25, 2015
:CVE: CVE-2015-3988


Affects
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- Horizon: 2014.2 versions through 2014.2.3 and version 2015.1.0


Description
~~~~~~~~~~~
Sunil Yadav from IBM Security Services reported a persistent XSS in
Horizon. An authenticated user may conduct a persistent XSS attack by
setting a malicious metadata to a Glance image, a Nova flavor or a
Host Aggregate and tricking an administrator to load the update
metadata page. Once executed in a legitimate context this attack may
result in a privilege escalation. All Horizon setups are affected.


Patches
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- https://review.openstack.org/183659 (Juno)
- https://review.openstack.org/183656 (Kilo)
- https://review.openstack.org/179429 (Liberty)


Credits
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- Sunil Yadav from IBM (CVE-2015-3988)


References
~~~~~~~~~~
- https://launchpad.net/bugs/1449260
- http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2015-3988


Notes
~~~~~
- This fix will be included in future 2014.2.4 (juno) and 2015.1.1
  (kilo) releases.

--
Tristan Cacqueray
OpenStack Vulnerability Management Team


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