CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2014-01-23
Bugzilla: 1055400: CVE-2013-7130 OpenStack nova: Live migration can leak root disk into ephemeral storage


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The i_create_images_and_backing (aka create_images_and_backing) method in libvirt driver in OpenStack Compute (Nova) Grizzly, Havana, and Icehouse, when using KVM live block migration, does not properly create all expected files, which allows attackers to obtain snapshot root disk contents of other users via ephemeral storage.

Find out more about CVE-2013-7130 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 3.5
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Single Instance
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: None

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0 (openstack-nova) RHSA-2014:0366 April 03, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 (openstack-nova) RHSA-2014:0231 March 04, 2014

External References


Red Hat would like to thank the OpenStack project for reporting this issue. The OpenStack project acknowledges Loganathan Parthipan as the original reporter.

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