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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
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:openstack:havana:havana-1
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 cpe:/a:openstack:havana
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Up to (including)
havana-2

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:openstack:compute:2013.1.3
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4179
NVD Published Date:
09/16/2013
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2013