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CVE-2013-4179 Detail

Current Description

The security group extension in OpenStack Compute (Nova) Grizzly 2013.1.3, Havana before havana-3, and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption and crash) via an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack. NOTE: this issue is due to an incomplete fix for CVE-2013-1664.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/16/2013      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4179
Original release date:
09/16/2013
Last revised:
10/30/2013
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-1199.html Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source REDHAT RHSA-2013:1199
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2005-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2005-1
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ossa/+bug/1190229 Exploit External Source CONFIRM https://bugs.launchpad.net/ossa/+bug/1190229

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