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CVE-2014-0134

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2014-03-25
Bugzilla:
1078002: CVE-2014-0134 openstack-nova: Nova host data leak to vm instance in rescue mode

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The instance rescue mode in OpenStack Compute (Nova) 2013.2 before 2013.2.3 and Icehouse before 2014.1, when using libvirt to spawn images and use_cow_images is set to false, allows remote authenticated users to read certain compute host files by overwriting an instance disk with a crafted image.

Find out more about CVE-2014-0134 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0 (openstack-nova) RHSA-2014:0578 2014-05-29

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 (Icehouse) for RHEL 6 openstack-nova Affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 3.0 openstack-nova Will not fix

Acknowledgements

Red Hat would like to thank the OpenStack Project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Stanislaw Pitucha from Hewlett Packard as the original reporter.

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