Public Date:
902629: CVE-2013-0208 openstack-nova: Boot from volume allows access to random volumes

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The boot-from-volume feature in OpenStack Compute (Nova) Folsom and Essex, when using nova-volumes, allows remote authenticated users to boot from other users' volumes via a volume id in the block_device_mapping parameter.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0208 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 6.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
OpenStack Folsom (openstack-nova) RHSA-2013:0208 2013-01-30


Red Hat would like to thank the OpenStack project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Phil Day as the original reporter.