(1) impl_db2.py and (2) impl_mongodb.py in OpenStack Ceilometer 2013.2 and earlier, when the logging level is set to INFO, logs the connection string from ceilometer.conf, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information (the DB2 or MongoDB password) by reading the log file.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
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