CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-08-07
Bugzilla: 991626: CVE-2013-4155 OpenStack: Swift Denial of Service using superfluous object tombstones


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

OpenStack Swift before 1.9.1 in Folsom, Grizzly, and Havana allows authenticated users to cause a denial of service ("superfluous" tombstone consumption and Swift cluster slowdown) via a DELETE request with a timestamp that is older than expected.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4155 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 4.0
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0 (openstack-swift) RHSA-2013:1197 September 03, 2013

External References


This issue was discovered by Peter Portante of Red Hat.

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