Public Date:
872302: CVE-2012-4573 OpenStack: Glance Authentication bypass for image deletion

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The v1 API in OpenStack Glance Grizzly, Folsom (2012.2), and Essex (2012.1) allows remote authenticated users to delete arbitrary non-protected images via an image deletion request, a different vulnerability than CVE-2012-5482.

Find out more about CVE-2012-4573 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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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
RHOS Essex Release (openstack-glance) RHSA-2012:1558 2012-12-10


Red Hat would like to thank the OpenStack project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Gabe Westmaas as the original reporter of CVE-2012-4573.