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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-3542

Original release date: 09/05/2012
Last revised: 09/13/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

OpenStack Keystone, as used in OpenStack Folsom before folsom-rc1 and OpenStack Essex (2012.1), allows remote attackers to add an arbitrary user to an arbitrary tenant via a request to update the user's default tenant to the administrative API. NOTE: this identifier was originally incorrectly assigned to an open redirect issue, but the correct identifier for that issue is CVE-2012-3540.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: BID
Name: 55326
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/openstack/keystone/commit/5438d3b5a219d7c8fa67e66e538d325a61617155
Type: Patch Information
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1552-1
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120830 [OSSA 2012-013] Keystone, Lack of authorization for adding users to tenants (CVE-2012-3542)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/openstack/keystone/commit/c13d0ba606f7b2bdc609a7f388334e5efec3f3aa
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MLIST
Name: [openstack] 20120830 [OSSA 2012-013] Keystone, Lack of authorization for adding users to tenants (CVE-2012-3542)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50467
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 50494
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.launchpad.net/keystone/+bug/1040626

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)