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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-0030

Original release date: 01/13/2012
Last revised: 01/17/2012


Nova 2011.3 and Essex, when using the OpenStack API, allows remote authenticated users to bypass access restrictions for tenants of other users via an OSAPI request with a modified project_id URI parameter.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.9 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.8
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [openstack] 20120111 [OSSA 2012-001] Tenant bypass by authenticated users using OpenStack API (CVE-2012-0030)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/openstack/nova/commit/3d4ffb64f1e18117240c26809788528979e3bd15#diff-0
External Source: XF
Name: nova-security-bypass(72296)
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1326-1
External Source: BID
Name: 51370

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:openstack:nova:2011.3
* cpe:/a:openstack:essex

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

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