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CVE-2013-4261

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2013-08-20
Bugzilla: 999271: CVE-2013-4261 OpenStack: openstack-nova-compute console-log DoS

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

OpenStack Compute (Nova) Folsom, Grizzly, and earlier, when using Apache Qpid for the RPC backend, does not properly handle errors that occur during messaging, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (connection pool consumption), as demonstrated using multiple requests that send long strings to an instance console and retrieving the console log.

Find out more about CVE-2013-4261 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

This issue was discovered by Jaroslav Henner of Red Hat.

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