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CVE-2013-1838 Detail

Current Description

OpenStack Compute (Nova) Grizzly, Folsom (2012.2), and Essex (2012.1) does not properly implement a quota for fixed IPs, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (resource exhaustion and failure to spawn new instances) via a large number of calls to the addFixedIp function.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0


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

Evaluator Impact

Per http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1771-1/ "A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: Ubuntu 12.10 Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Ubuntu 11.10"

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0709.html
http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1771-1
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/03/14/18
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/58492
https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/1125468
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=919648
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/82877
https://lists.launchpad.net/openstack/msg21892.html
https://review.openstack.org/#/c/24451/
https://review.openstack.org/#/c/24452/
https://review.openstack.org/#/c/24453/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:essex:2012.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:folsom:2012.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:openstack:grizzly:2012.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:11.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.04:-:lts:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:12.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-1838
NVD Published Date:
03/22/2013
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017