Vulnerability CVE-2016-7498


Published: 2016-09-27

Description:
OpenStack Compute (nova) 13.0.0 does not properly delete instances from compute nodes, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) by deleting instances while in the resize state. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2015-3280 regression.

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.9/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Openstack -> Compute (nova) 

 References:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/21/8
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/09/23/1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93068
https://security.openstack.org/ossa/OSSA-2016-011.html

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