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CVE-2012-3361 Detail

Current Description

virt/disk/api.py in OpenStack Compute (Nova) Folsom (2012.2), Essex (2012.1), and Diablo (2011.3) allows remote authenticated users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in an image.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-July/083969.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-July/083984.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/54278
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1497-1
https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/1015531
https://github.com/openstack/nova/commit/2427d4a99bed35baefd8f17ba422cb7aae8dcca7 Exploit Patch
https://github.com/openstack/nova/commit/b0feaffdb2b1c51182b8dce41b367f3449af5dd9 Exploit Patch
https://lists.launchpad.net/openstack/msg14089.html
https://review.openstack.org/#/c/9268/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-3361
NVD Published Date:
07/22/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2012