RHSA-2012:1380 - Security Advisory
Low: python-django-horizon security update
Security Advisory: Low
Updated python-django-horizon packages that fix one security issue are now
available for Red Hat OpenStack Essex.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this update as having low
security impact. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score,
which gives a detailed severity rating, is available from the CVE link in
the References section.
Horizon is the OpenStack Dashboard (http://www.openstack.org), a web
interface for managing OpenStack services.
An open redirect flaw was found in the way Horizon handled authentication.
A remote attacker able to trick a victim into opening the Horizon login
page using a specially-crafted link could redirect the victim to an
arbitrary web page, and conduct phishing attacks, after the victim
successfully logs in. (CVE-2012-3540)
Red Hat would like to thank Thomas Biege of SUSE for reporting this issue.
All users of Horizon are advised to upgrade to these updated packages,
which correct this issue. After installing the updated packages, the httpd
daemon must be restarted ("service httpd restart") for the update to take
Before applying this update, make sure all previously-released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.
This update is available via the Red Hat Network. Details on how to
use the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
- Red Hat OpenStack essex x86_64
- BZ - 852246 - CVE-2012-3540 OpenStack-Horizon: Open redirect through 'next' parameter
Red Hat OpenStack essex