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OpenStack Keystone HTTP Request Processing Denial of Service Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2013-02-11    Views:  761

Secunia Advisory SA52139

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS

Solution Status:

Vendor Workaround

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in OpenStack Keystone, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).

The vulnerability is caused due to an error when processing HTTP requests and can be exploited to exhaust available memory via e.g. sending an overly long "tenant_name" within HTTP requests.

The vulnerability is reported in version Folsom (2012.2.1). Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Fixed in the source code repository.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Dan Prince, Red Hat.

Original Advisory:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/keystone/+bug/1099025
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=909012

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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