Public Date:
906171: CVE-2013-0247 OpenStack Keystone: denial of service through invalid token requests

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

OpenStack Keystone Essex 2012.1.3 and earlier, Folsom 2012.2.3 and earlier, and Grizzly grizzly-2 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) via many invalid token requests that trigger excessive generation of log entries.

Find out more about CVE-2013-0247 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 5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
OpenStack Folsom (openstack-keystone) RHSA-2013:0253 2013-02-12


This issue was discovered by Dan Prince of Red Hat.