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825870: CVE-2012-2654 OpenStack Nova security groups fail to be set correctly

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The (1) EC2 and (2) OS APIs in OpenStack Compute (Nova) Folsom (2012.2), Essex (2012.1), and Diablo (2011.3) do not properly check the protocol when security groups are created and the network protocol is not specified entirely in lowercase, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.

Find out more about CVE-2012-2654 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score 2.1
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:H/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity High
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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