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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-4185

Algorithmic complexity vulnerability in OpenStack Compute (Nova) before 2013.1.3 and Havana before havana-3 does not properly handle network source security group policy updates, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (nova-network consumption) via a large number of server-creation operations, which triggers a large number of update requests.
Publish Date : 2013-10-29 Last Update Date : 2013-10-30
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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 None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 310

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
USN-2000-1 -- nova vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18807 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2013-4185

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openstack Compute 2012.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openstack Compute 2013.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openstack Compute 2013.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openstack Compute 2013.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Openstack Havana Havana-1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Openstack Havana Havana-2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Redhat Openstack 3.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openstack Compute 4
Openstack Havana 2
Redhat Openstack 1

- References For CVE-2013-4185
REDHAT RHSA-2013:1199
MLIST [oss-secuirty] 20130806 [OSSA 2013-020] Denial of Service in Nova network source security groups (CVE-2013-4185) CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-4185

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