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CVE-2012-2101 Detail

Description

Openstack Compute (Nova) Folsom, 2012.1, and 2011.3 does not limit the number of security group rules, which allows remote authenticated users with certain permissions to cause a denial of service (CPU and hard drive consumption) via a network request that triggers a large number of iptables rules.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/07/2012

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.5 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-May/079434.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-May/079551.html
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1438-1
https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/969545
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/75243
https://github.com/openstack/nova/commit/1f644d210557b1254f7c7b39424b09a45329ade7
https://github.com/openstack/nova/commit/8c8735a73afb16d5856f0aa6088e9ae406c52beb
https://github.com/openstack/nova/commit/a67db4586f70ed881d65e80035b2a25be195ce64
https://lists.launchpad.net/openstack/msg10268.html

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2101
NVD Published Date:
06/07/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017