RHSA-2014:1188 - Security Advisory
Security Advisory: Moderate
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Identify and remediate systems affected by this advisory.
Updated python-django-horizon packages that fix multiple security issues
are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Moderate security
impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give
detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the
CVE links in the References section.
OpenStack Dashboard (horizon) provides administrators and users with a
graphical interface to access, provision, and automate cloud-based
A cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the way orchestration
templates were handled. An owner of such a template could use this flaw to
perform XSS attacks against other Horizon users. (CVE-2014-3473)
It was found that network names were not sanitized. A malicious user could
use this flaw to perform XSS attacks against other Horizon users by
creating a network with a specially crafted name. (CVE-2014-3474)
It was found that certain email addresses were not sanitized. An
administrator could use this flaw to perform XSS attacks against other
Horizon users by storing an email address that has a specially crafted
A persistent cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw was found in the horizon host
aggregate interface. A user with sufficient privileges to add a host
aggregate could potentially use this flaw to capture the credentials of
another user. (CVE-2014-3594)
Red Hat would like to thank the OpenStack project for reporting these
issues. Upstream acknowledges Jason Hullinger from Hewlett Packard as the
original reporter of CVE-2014-3473, Craig Lorentzen from Cisco as the
original reporter of CVE-2014-3474, Michael Xin from Rackspace as the
original reporter of CVE-2014-3475, and Dennis Felsch and Mario Heiderich
from the Horst Görtz Institute for IT-Security, Ruhr-University Bochum as
the original reporter of CVE-2014-3594.
All python-django-horizon users are advised to upgrade to these updated
packages, which correct these issues.
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 4.0 x86_64
Red Hat OpenStack 4.0