OpenStack python-keystoneclient 0.2.2/0.2.3 access control

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in OpenStack python-keystoneclient 0.2.2/0.2.3 (Cloud Software). This affects an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

python-keystoneclient before 0.2.4, as used in OpenStack Keystone (Folsom), does not properly check expiry for PKI tokens, which allows remote authenticated users to (1) retain use of a token after it has expired, or (2) use a revoked token once it expires.

The weakness was presented 01/21/2014 by Alex (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2013-2104 since 02/19/2013. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. A authentication is necessary for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 75063 (openSUSE Security Update : openstack-keystone (openSUSE-SU-2013:1089-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family SuSE Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 166058 (SUSE Security Update for openstack-keystone (openSUSE-SU-2013:1089-1)).

Upgrading to version 0.2.2 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (84579), Vulnerability Center (SBV-40659) and Tenable (75063). See 64720 for similar entry.






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CPE 2.3info

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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 75063
Nessus Name: openSUSE Security Update : openstack-keystone (openSUSE-SU-2013:1089-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 866452
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for openstack-keystone FEDORA-2013-10713
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Upgrade: python-keystoneclient 0.2.2


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Advisory: USN-1851-1
Researcher: Alex
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CVE: CVE-2013-2104 (🔍)

X-Force: 84579
Vulnerability Center: 40659 - OpenStack Keystone Folsom Remote Security Bypass by due to Missing Expiration Check in PKI Token, Medium
SecurityFocus: 60193 - OpenStack Keystone and python-keystoneclient PKI Tokens Validation Security Bypass Vulnerability

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Created: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM
Updated: 01/31/2022 03:05 PM
Changes: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM (63), 05/06/2017 07:28 PM (12), 01/31/2022 03:01 PM (3), 01/31/2022 03:03 PM (1), 01/31/2022 03:05 PM (1)
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