Executive Summary



This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Informations
NameCVE-2011-4596First vendor Publication2011-12-23
VendorCveLast vendor Modification2011-12-26

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score6Attack RangeNetwork
Cvss Impact Score6.4Attack ComplexityMedium
Cvss Expoit Score6.8AuthenticationRequires single instance
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Detail

Multiple directory traversal vulnerabilities in OpenStack Nova before 2011.3.1, when the EC2 API and the S3/RegisterImage image-registration method are enabled, allow remote authenticated users to overwrite arbitrary files via a crafted (1) tarball or (2) manifest.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2011-4596

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-22Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15303
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15303
Title: USN-1305-1 -- Nova vulnerability
Description: nova: OpenStack Compute cloud infrastructure Nova could be made to overwrite files.
Family: unix Class: patch
Reference(s): USN-1305-1
CVE-2011-4596
Version: 5
Platform(s): Ubuntu 11.10
Product(s): Nova
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application1

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2012-04-02Name : Fedora Update for openstack-nova FEDORA-2011-17111
File : nvt/gb_fedora_2011_17111_openstack-nova_fc16.nasl
2012-03-16Name : Ubuntu Update for nova USN-1305-1
File : nvt/gb_ubuntu_USN_1305_1.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

idDescription
77699OpenStack Nova EC2 RegisterImage Action Traversal Arbitrary File Creation

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2012-01-20Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2012-0682.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-12-23Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2011-17111.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2011-12-14Name : The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
File : ubuntu_USN-1305-1.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Internal Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
CONFIRMhttps://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/885167
https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/894755
https://github.com/openstack/nova/commit/76363226bd8533256f7795bba358d7f4b8a6...
https://github.com/openstack/nova/commit/ad3241929ea00569c74505ed002208ce360c...
MLISThttps://lists.launchpad.net/openstack/msg06105.html

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