OpenStack up to 13.0.0 Image Parser resource management

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in OpenStack up to 13.0.0 (Cloud Software). Affected is an unknown code of the component Image Parser. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a resource management vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-399. This is going to have an impact on availability. CVE summarizes:

The image parser in OpenStack Cinder 7.0.2 and 8.0.0 through 8.1.1; Glance before 11.0.1 and 12.0.0; and Nova before 12.0.4 and 13.0.0 does not properly limit qemu-img calls, which might allow attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and disk consumption) via a crafted disk image.

The weakness was disclosed 10/07/2016 (Website). The advisory is available at openwall.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2015-5162 since 07/01/2015. 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.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 103812 (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : nova vulnerabilities (USN-3449-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Ubuntu Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 196940 (Ubuntu Security Notification for Nova Vulnerabilities (USN-3449-1)).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 2 years after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (103812).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
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Class: Resource management
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404
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Nessus ID: 103812
Nessus Name: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : nova vulnerabilities (USN-3449-1)
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OpenVAS ID: 841810
OpenVAS Name: Ubuntu Update for nova USN-3449-1
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Recommended: Upgrade
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04/27/2015 🔍
07/01/2015 +65 days 🔍
10/07/2016 +464 days 🔍
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10/08/2016 +1 days 🔍
10/11/2017 +368 days 🔍
10/12/2017 +1 days 🔍
09/22/2022 +1806 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Advisory: USN-3449-1
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2015-5162 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 76849 - OpenStack qemu-imge CVE-2015-5162 Security Bypass Vulnerability

Entryinfo

Created: 10/08/2016 07:00 PM
Updated: 09/22/2022 04:08 PM
Changes: 10/08/2016 07:00 PM (65), 05/04/2019 09:39 PM (13), 09/22/2022 04:01 PM (4), 09/22/2022 04:08 PM (1)
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