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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-5482

The v2 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. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-4573.
Publish Date : 2012-11-11 Last Update Date : 2017-08-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2012-5482

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openstack Essex 2012.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openstack Folsom 2012.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openstack Image Registry And Delivery Service (glance) - Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openstack Essex 1
Openstack Folsom 1
Openstack Image Registry And Delivery Service (glance) 1

- References For CVE-2012-5482 CONFIRM CONFIRM
BID 56437 OpenStack Glance CVE-2012-4573 Arbitrary File Deletion Vulnerability Release Date:2012-12-11 CONFIRM
XF glance-v2api-security-bypass(80019)
MLIST [oss-security] 20121109 [OSSA 2012-017.1] Authentication bypass for image deletion (CVE-2012-4573, CVE-2012-5482) ERRATA 1
MLIST [oss-security] 20121108 Re: [OSSA 2012-017] Authentication bypass for image deletion (CVE-2012-4573)
MLIST [oss-security] 20121109 Re: Re: [OSSA 2012-017] Authentication bypass for image deletion (CVE-2012-4573)
SUSE SUSE-SU-2012:1455
MLIST [oss-security] 20121107 [OSSA 2012-017] Authentication bypass for image deletion (CVE-2012-4573)
FEDORA FEDORA-2012-17901

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-5482

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