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CVE-2012-2654 Detail

Current Description

The (1) EC2 and (2) OS APIs in OpenStack Compute (Nova) Folsom (2012.2), Essex (2012.1), and Diablo (2011.3) do not properly check the protocol when security groups are created and the network protocol is not specified entirely in lowercase, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1466-1
https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/985184 Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/76110
https://github.com/openstack/nova/commit/9f9e9da777161426a6f8cb4314b78e09beac2978 Exploit Patch
https://github.com/openstack/nova/commit/ff06c7c885dc94ed7c828e8cdbb8b5d850a7e654 Exploit Patch
https://lists.launchpad.net/openstack/msg12883.html
https://review.openstack.org/#/c/8239/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:compute:2012.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:diablo:2011.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:essex:2012.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-2654
NVD Published Date:
06/21/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017