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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-2828

The V3 API in OpenStack Identity (Keystone) 2013.1 before 2013.2.4 and icehouse before icehouse-rc2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a large number of the same authentication method in a request, aka "authentication chaining."
Publish Date : 2014-04-15 Last Update Date : 2015-11-04
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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 Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 287

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-2828

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openstack Keystone 8

- References For CVE-2014-2828
MLIST [oss-security] 20140410 [OSSA 2014-013] Keystone DoS through V3 API authentication chaining (CVE-2014-2828)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-2828

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