Public Date:
861179: CVE-2012-4456 Openstack Keystone 2012.1.1: fails to validate tokens in Admin API

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The (1) OS-KSADM/services and (2) tenant APIs in OpenStack Keystone Essex before 2012.1.2 and Folsom before folsom-2 do not properly validate X-Auth-Token, which allow remote attackers to read the roles for an arbitrary user or get, create, or delete arbitrary services.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4456 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 7.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHOS Essex Release (openstack-keystone) RHSA-2012:1378 2012-10-16