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CVE-2013-4185

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-08-06
Bugzilla: 993331: CVE-2013-4185 OpenStack: Nova network source security groups denial of service

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Algorithmic complexity vulnerability in OpenStack Compute (Nova) before 2013.1.3 and Havana before havana-3 does not properly handle network source security group policy updates, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (nova-network consumption) via a large number of server-creation operations, which triggers a large number of update requests.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4185 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-nova) RHSA-2013:1199 September 03, 2013

External References

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the OpenStack project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Vishvananda Ishaya from Nebula as the original reporter.

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