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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-4406

OpenStack Object Storage (swift) before 1.7.0 uses the loads function in the pickle Python module unsafely when storing and loading metadata in memcached, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted pickle object.
Publish Date : 2012-10-22 Last Update Date : 2017-08-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat important
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2012-09-05 2012-05-30
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- Products Affected By CVE-2012-4406

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openstack Swift 1.0.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openstack Swift 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openstack Swift 1.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openstack Swift 1.1.0 RC2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Openstack Swift 1.1.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Openstack Swift 1.1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Openstack Swift 1.2.0 Gamma1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Openstack Swift 1.2.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Openstack Swift 1.2.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Openstack Swift 1.3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Openstack Swift 1.3.0 RC1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Openstack Swift 1.3.0 Gamma1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Openstack Swift 1.4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Openstack Swift 1.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Openstack Swift 1.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Openstack Swift 1.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Openstack Swift 1.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Openstack Swift 1.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Openstack Swift 1.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Openstack Swift 1.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Openstack Swift 1.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Openstack Swift 1.5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Openstack Swift 1.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openstack Swift 23

- References For CVE-2012-4406 CONFIRM CONFIRM
XF openstack-swift-loads-code-exec(79140)
REDHAT RHSA-2012:1379
BID 55420 OpenStack Swift 'loads()' Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2013-06-24 CONFIRM
MLIST [oss-security] 20120905 CVE-Request: openstack pickle de-serialization
REDHAT RHSA-2013:0691
MLIST [oss-security] 20120905 Re: CVE-Request: openstack pickle de-serialization
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-15098

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-4406

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