Public Date:
917904: CVE-2013-1815 OpenStack packstack: answerfile creation permissions issue

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

PackStack 2012.2.3 in Red Hat OpenStack Essex and Folsom can create the answer file in insecure directories such as /tmp or the current working directory, which allows local users to modify deployed systems by changing this file.

Find out more about CVE-2013-1815 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 4.4
Base Metrics AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
OpenStack Folsom (openstack-packstack) RHSA-2013:0671 2013-03-21


This issue was discovered by Derek Higgins of the Red Hat OpenStack team.