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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.0 4.0
CVE Id CVE-2013-6437
Last Modified 07 Mar 2014 01:52:17
Published 06 Mar 2014 10:55:28
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication SINGLE_INSTANCE

CVE-2013-6437

Summary

The libvirt driver in OpenStack Compute (Nova) before 2013.2.2 and icehouse before icehouse-2 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) by creating and deleting instances with unique os_type settings, which triggers the creation of a new ephemeral disk backing file.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Openstack Compute 2012.2

  • Openstack Compute 2013.1

  • Openstack Compute 2013.1.1

  • Openstack Compute 2013.1.2

  • Openstack Compute 2013.1.3

  • Openstack Compute 2013.2.1

  • Openstack Icehouse -


References

MLIST - [openstack-announce] 20131218 [OSSA 2013-037] Nova compute DoS through ephemeral disk backing files (CVE-2013-6437)

CONFIRM - https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/1253980

REDHAT - RHSA-2014:0231


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 11:04:34