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CVE-2013-4179

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-08-08
Bugzilla: 989707: CVE-2013-4179 OpenStack: Nova XML entities DoS

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The security group extension in OpenStack Compute (Nova) Grizzly 2013.1.3, Havana before havana-3, and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption and crash) via an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack. NOTE: this issue is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-1664.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4179 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.5
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-nova) RHSA-2013:1199 September 03, 2013

External References

Acknowledgements

This issue was discovered by Grant Murphy of the Red Hat Product Security Team.

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