CVE-2016-7498

Published on: 09/27/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:07 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Certain versions of Compute Nova from Openstack contain the following vulnerability:

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.

  • CVE-2016-7498 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 6.5 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 6.8 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK LOW SINGLE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE NONE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
oss-security - [OSSA 2016-011] Nova may fail to delete images in resize state regression (CVE-2016-7498) Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
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URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160923 [OSSA 2016-011] Nova may fail to delete images in resize state regression (CVE-2016-7498)
oss-security - Re: CVE request for vulnerability in OpenStack Nova Mailing List
Third Party Advisory
www.openwall.com
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URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160921 Re: CVE request for vulnerability in OpenStack Nova
OSSA-2016-011: Nova may fail to delete images in resize state regression — OpenStack Security Advisories 2014.2.0.dev127 documentation Patch
Vendor Advisory
security.openstack.org
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URL Logo CONFIRM security.openstack.org/ossa/OSSA-2016-011.html
OpenStack Nova Denial of Service Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 93068

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationOpenstackCompute Nova13.0.0AllAllAll
ApplicationOpenstackCompute Nova13.0.0AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:openstack:compute_\(nova\):13.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:openstack:compute_\(nova\):13.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: