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CVE-2012-4406 Detail

Current Description

OpenStack Object Storage (swift) before 1.7.0 uses the loads function in the pickle Python module unsafely when storing and loading metadata in memcached, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted pickle object.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2012-October/089472.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-1379.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0691.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/05/16
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/09/05/4
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55420
https://bugs.launchpad.net/swift/+bug/1006414
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=854757
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/79140
https://github.com/openstack/swift/commit/e1ff51c04554d51616d2845f92ab726cb0e5831a
https://launchpad.net/swift/+milestone/1.7.0

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') (CWE-94)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.1.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.1.0:rc2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.2.0:gamma1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.2.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.3.0:gamma1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.3.0:rc1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:1.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:swift:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.6.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-4406
NVD Published Date:
10/22/2012
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017