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Ubuntu: USN-3449-1 (CVE-2016-2140): OpenStack Nova vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-3449-1 (CVE-2016-2140): OpenStack Nova vulnerabilities

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
04/12/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/11/2017
Modified
04/25/2018

Description

The libvirt driver in OpenStack Compute (Nova) before 2015.1.4 (kilo) and 12.0.x before 12.0.3 (liberty), when using raw storage and use_cow_images is set to false, allows remote authenticated users to read arbitrary files via a crafted qcow2 header in an ephemeral or root disk.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-python-nova

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