CVE-2012-5625 Detail

Current Description

OpenStack Compute (Nova) Folsom before 2012.2.2 and Grizzly, when using libvirt and LVM backed instances, does not properly clear physical volume (PV) content when reallocating for instances, which allows attackers to obtain sensitive information by reading the memory of the previous logical volume (LV).


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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0208.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/12/11/5
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56904
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-1663-1 Patch 
https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/1070539
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=884293
https://github.com/openstack/nova/commit/9d2ea970422591f8cdc394001be9a2deca499a5f Patch 
https://github.com/openstack/nova/commit/a99a802e008eed18e39fc1d98170edc495cbd354 Patch 
https://launchpad.net/nova/folsom/2012.2.2

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5625
NVD Published Date:
12/26/2012
NVD Last Modified:
02/15/2013
Source:
Red Hat, Inc.