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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-4573

Original release date: 11/11/2012
Last revised: 02/09/2015


The v1 API in OpenStack Glance Grizzly, Folsom (2012.2), and Essex (2012.1) allows remote authenticated users to delete arbitrary non-protected images via an image deletion request, a different vulnerability than CVE-2012-5482.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/openstack/glance/commit/6ab0992e5472ae3f9bef0d2ced41030655d9d2bc
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2012-17901
External Source: BID
Name: 56437
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/openstack/glance/commit/90bcdc5a89e350a358cf320a03f5afe99795f6f6
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1626-2
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.launchpad.net/glance/+bug/1065187
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/openstack/glance/commit/efd7e75b1f419a52c7103c7840e24af8e5deb29d
Type: Patch Information
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2012:1558
External Source: MISC
Name: http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/118733/Red-Hat-Security-Advisory-2012-1558-01.html
External Source: XF
Name: openstack-glance-sec-bypass(79895)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121107 [OSSA 2012-017] Authentication bypass for image deletion (CVE-2012-4573)
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20121109 [OSSA 2012-017.1] Authentication bypass for image deletion (CVE-2012-4573, CVE-2012-5482) ERRATA 1
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SU-2012:1455
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-1626-1

Technical Details

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

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