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CVE-2013-4261 Detail

Current Description

OpenStack Compute (Nova) Folsom, Grizzly, and earlier, when using Apache Qpid for the RPC backend, does not properly handle errors that occur during messaging, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (connection pool consumption), as demonstrated using multiple requests that send long strings to an instance console and retrieving the console log.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/29/2013
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.5 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): Single
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 Vendor Advisory
http://seclists.org/oss-sec/2013/q3/595 Patch
https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/1215091 Exploit
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=999164 Exploit Patch
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=999271

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4261
NVD Published Date:
10/29/2013
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2013