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Date: Tue, 21 Oct 2014 17:36:29 -0400
From: Tristan Cacqueray <tristan.cacqueray@...vance.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: [OSSA 2014-037] Nova VMware instance in resize state may leak (CVE-2014-8333)

OpenStack Security Advisory: 2014-037
CVE: CVE-2014-8333
Date: October 21, 2014
Title: Nova VMware instance in resize state may leak
Reporter: Zhu Zhu (IBM)
Products: Nova
Versions: up to 2014.1.3

Description:
Zhu Zhu from IBM reported a vulnerability in Nova VMware driver. If an
authenticated user deletes an instance while it is in resize state, it
will cause the original instance to not be deleted. An attacker can use
this to launch a denial of service attack. All Nova VMware setups are
affected.

Juno fix:
https://review.openstack.org/118595

Icehouse fix:
https://review.openstack.org/125492

Notes:
This fix was included in the 2014.2 release and will appear in a future
2014.1.4 stable point release.

References:
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-8333
https://launchpad.net/bugs/1359138

--
Tristan Cacqueray
OpenStack Vulnerability Management Team


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