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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-2573

The VMWare driver in OpenStack Compute (Nova) 2013.2 through 2013.2.2 does not properly put VMs into RESCUE status, which allows remote authenticated users to bypass the quota limit and cause a denial of service (resource consumption) by requesting the VM be put into rescue and then deleting the image.
Publish Date : 2014-03-25 Last Update Date : 2014-03-26
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2014-2573

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openstack Compute 2013.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openstack Compute 2013.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openstack Compute 2013.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openstack Compute 3

- References For CVE-2014-2573

http://secunia.com/advisories/57498
SECUNIA 57498
https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/1269418 CONFIRM
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/03/21/1
MLIST [oss-security] 20140321 CVE request for vulnerability in OpenStack Nova
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2014/03/21/2
MLIST [oss-security] 20140321 Re: CVE request for vulnerability in OpenStack Nova

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-2573

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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