RHSA-2016:1272 - Security Advisory
Important: python-django-horizon security, bug fix, and enhancement update
Security Advisory: Important
An update for python-django-horizon is now available for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0 (Kilo) for RHEL 7.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon) provides administrators and users with a
graphical interface to access, provision, and automate cloud-based
The following packages have been upgraded to a newer upstream version:
python-django-horizon: 2015.1.4 (BZ#1345822)
- A DOM-based, cross-site scripting vulnerability was found in the
OpenStack dashboard, where user input was not filtered correctly. An
authenticated dashboard user could exploit the flaw by injecting an
AngularJS template into a dashboard form (for example, using an image's
description), triggering the vulnerability when another user browsed
the affected page. As a result, this flaw could result in user accounts
being compromised (for example, user-access credentials being stolen).
Red Hat would like to thank the OpenStack project for reporting this issue.
Upstream acknowledges Beth Lancaster (Virginia Tech) and Brandon Sawyers
(Virginia Tech) as the original reporters.
For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:
- Red Hat OpenStack 7 x86_64
- BZ - 1287881 - Heat UI objects are not displayed in the UI
- BZ - 1343982 - CVE-2016-4428 python-django-horizon: XSS in client side template
Red Hat OpenStack 7