OpenStack PyCADF up to 0.5.0 Message Queue information disclosure

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in OpenStack PyCADF up to 0.5.0 (Cloud Software). Affected is an unknown code of the component Message Queue. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

The notifier middleware in OpenStack PyCADF 0.5.0 and earlier, Telemetry (Ceilometer) 2013.2 before 2013.2.4 and 2014.x before 2014.1.2, Neutron 2014.x before 2014.1.2 and Juno before Juno-2, and Oslo allows remote authenticated users to obtain X_AUTH_TOKEN values by reading the message queue (v2/meters/http.request).

The weakness was disclosed 08/19/2014 (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2014-4615 since 06/24/2014. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1592 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 77320 (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : ceilometer vulnerability (USN-2311-2)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Ubuntu Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 195590 (Ubuntu Security Notification for Neutron Vulnerabilities (USN-2321-1)).

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 X-Force (93934) and Tenable (77320). The entry 70427 is pretty similar.







CPE 2.3info

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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

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Nessus ID: 77320
Nessus Name: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : ceilometer vulnerability (USN-2311-2)
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OpenVAS ID: 867773
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for openstack-ceilometer FEDORA-2014-7799
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Advisory: USN-2311-2
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2014-4615 (🔍)

X-Force: 93934
Vulnerability Center: 45541 - pyCADF <0.5.1 Remote Information Disclosure via HTTP Request, Medium
SecurityFocus: 68149 - PyCADF Notifier Middleware Information Disclosure Vulnerability
Secunia: 60643 - Ubuntu update for python-pycadf, Less Critical
OSVDB: 108353

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Created: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM
Updated: 03/28/2022 09:10 AM
Changes: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM (67), 06/02/2017 08:05 AM (10), 03/28/2022 09:03 AM (3), 03/28/2022 09:06 AM (1), 03/28/2022 09:10 AM (2)
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