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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-0167

Original release date: 04/15/2014
Last revised: 06/21/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Nova EC2 API security group implementation in OpenStack Compute (Nova) 2013.1 before 2013.2.4 and icehouse before icehouse-rc2 does not enforce RBAC policies for (1) add_rules, (2) remove_rules, (3) destroy, and other unspecified methods in compute/api.py when using non-default policies, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges via these API requests.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20140409 [OSSA 2014-011] RBAC policy not properly enforced in Nova EC2 API (CVE-2014-0167)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://launchpad.net/bugs/1290537
Type: Advisory
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-2247-1

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)