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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-5625

Original release date: 12/26/2012
Last revised: 02/15/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

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).

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (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 unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121211 [OSSA 2012-020] Information leak in libvirt LVM-backed instances (CVE-2012-5625)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/openstack/nova/commit/9d2ea970422591f8cdc394001be9a2deca499a5f
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 56904
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2013:0208
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1663-1
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=884293
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://launchpad.net/nova/folsom/2012.2.2
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/openstack/nova/commit/a99a802e008eed18e39fc1d98170edc495cbd354
Type: Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 88419
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/1070539

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)