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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-0208

Original release date: 02/13/2013
Last revised: 02/14/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The boot-from-volume feature in OpenStack Compute (Nova) Folsom and Essex, when using nova-volumes, allows remote authenticated users to boot from other users' volumes via a volume id in the block_device_mapping parameter.

Description

Per http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1709-1/ A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 12.10 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Ubuntu 11.10

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.5 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 89661
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 51963
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=902629
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 51992
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/openstack/nova/commit/317cc0af385536dee43ef2addad50a91357fc1ad
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130129 [OSSA 2013-001] Boot from volume allows access to random volumes (CVE-2013-0208)
External Source: XF
Name: nova-volume-security-bypass(81697)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/1069904
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1709-1
External Source: BID
Name: 57613
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/openstack/nova/commit/243d516cea9d3caa5a8267b12d2f577dcb24193b
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0208

Technical Details

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