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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-0167

The Nova EC2 API security group implementation in OpenStack Compute (Nova) 2013.1 before 2013.2.4 and icehouse before icehouse-rc2 does not enforce RBAC policies for (1) add_rules, (2) remove_rules, (3) destroy, and other unspecified methods in compute/ when using non-default policies, which allows remote authenticated users to gain privileges via these API requests.
Publish Date : 2014-04-15 Last Update Date : 2014-06-21
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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 Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified 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) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
USN-2247-1 -- nova vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:24438 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-2014-0167

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openstack Compute 2013.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openstack Compute 2013.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openstack Compute 2013.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openstack Compute 2013.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Openstack Compute 2013.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Openstack Compute 2013.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Openstack Compute 2013.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Openstack Compute 2013.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Openstack Icehouse - Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openstack Compute 8
Openstack Icehouse 1

- References For CVE-2014-0167
MLIST [oss-security] 20140409 [OSSA 2014-011] RBAC policy not properly enforced in Nova EC2 API (CVE-2014-0167) CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-0167

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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