OpenStack Keystone 2012.1/2012.1.1 Authorization access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in OpenStack Keystone 2012.1/2012.1.1 (Cloud Software). Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality of the component Authorization. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is confidentiality, and integrity.

The weakness was shared 07/31/2012 (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2012-3426 since 06/14/2012. The attack may be launched remotely. The successful exploitation needs a simple authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 63093 (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : keystone vulnerabilities (USN-1641-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Ubuntu Local Security Checks.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 54709), X-Force (77242), Secunia (SA50045), Vulnerability Center (SBV-36525) and Tenable (63093).





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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 63093
Nessus Name: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS / 12.10 : keystone vulnerabilities (USN-1641-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 864765
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for openstack-keystone FEDORA-2012-13075
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CVE: CVE-2012-3426 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 54709 - OpenStack Keystone Token Expiration Multiple Security Bypass Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 50045
X-Force: 77242
Vulnerability Center: 36525 - OpenStack Keystone Improper Token Expiration Implementation Allows Remote Security Bypass, Medium


Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 04/18/2017 11:26 AM
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