Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 12:11:51 -0500 From: Jamie Strandboge <jamie@...onical.com> To: oss-security <oss-security@...ts.openwall.com> Cc: thierry@...nstack.org, security <security@...ntu.com> Subject: CVE request: nova A flaw was discovered in OpenStack nova which allows someone with access to an EC2_ACCESS_KEY (equivalent to a username) to obtain the EC2_SECRET_KEY (equivalent to a password). While the EC2_ACCESS_KEY is typically not public, if the user exposes it via http or tools that allow MITM over https, then an attacker could obtain the EC2_SECRET_KEY easily. An attacker could also presumably brute force values for EC2_ACCESS_KEY. Fix: https://review.openstack.org/#change,794 https://launchpad.net/bugs/868360 -- Jamie Strandboge | http://www.canonical.com Download attachment "signature.asc" of type "application/pgp-signature" (837 bytes)
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