Public Date:
1342412: CVE-2016-4474 overcloud-full: Default root password set
An issue was discovered in the image build process for the overcloud images, as used by director, resulting in all previous images to have a default root password of "rootpw". Remote root access via SSH is disabled by default.

Find out more about CVE-2016-4474 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 7.4
Base Metrics AV:A/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Adjacent Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
OpenStack 8.0 Director for RHEL 7 (rhosp-director-images) RHSA-2016:1222 2016-06-13
OpenStack 7.0 Director for RHEL 7 RHSA-2016:1223 2016-06-13

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9.0 overcloud-full Affected
OpenStack 8.0 Director for RHEL 7 overcloud-full Affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


Red Hat would like to thank David Patterson (Dell) for reporting this issue.
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