Red Hat OpenStack 4.0 unknown vulnerability

CVSS Meta Temp Score
CVSS is a standardized scoring system to determine possibilities of attacks. The Temp Score considers temporal factors like disclosure, exploit and countermeasures. The unique Meta Score calculates the average score of different sources to provide a normalized scoring system.
Current Exploit Price (≈)
Our analysts are monitoring exploit markets and are in contact with vulnerability brokers. The range indicates the observed or calculated exploit price to be seen on exploit markets. A good indicator to understand the monetary effort required for and the popularity of an attack.
CTI Interest Score
Our Cyber Threat Intelligence team is monitoring different web sites, mailing lists, exploit markets and social media networks. The CTI Interest Score identifies the interest of attackers and the security community for this specific vulnerability in real-time. A high score indicates an elevated risk to be targeted for this vulnerability.

A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Red Hat OpenStack 4.0 (Cloud Software). This is going to have an impact on integrity. The summary by CVE is:

OpenStack Heat Templates (heat-templates), as used in Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0, uses an HTTP connection to download (1) packages and (2) signing keys from Yum repositories, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to prevent updates via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was presented 06/02/2014 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2014-0040 since 12/03/2013. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 03/22/2022).

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

See 69905 for similar entry.






  • free

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.3
VulDB Vector: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍



VulDB Base Score: 🔍
VulDB Temp Score: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

NVD Base Score: 🔍


Class: Unknown
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔍
Status: Not defined

EPSS Score: 🔍
EPSS Percentile: 🔍

Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔍


Threat Intelligenceinfo

Interest: 🔍
Active Actors: 🔍
Active APT Groups: 🔍


Recommended: no mitigation known
Status: 🔍

0-Day Time: 🔍



12/03/2013 🔍
06/02/2014 +181 days 🔍
06/02/2014 +0 days 🔍
03/26/2015 +297 days 🔍
03/22/2022 +2553 days 🔍



Advisory: 65a4f8bebc72da71c616e2e378b7b1ac354db1a3
Status: Not defined
Confirmation: 🔍

CVE: CVE-2014-0040 (🔍)
See also: 🔍


Created: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM
Updated: 03/22/2022 09:53 AM
Changes: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM (44), 03/10/2019 10:56 AM (2), 03/22/2022 09:51 AM (4), 03/22/2022 09:53 AM (1)
Complete: 🔍


No comments yet. Languages: en.

Please log in to comment.

Do you know our Splunk app?

Download it now for free!