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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-5162

The image parser in OpenStack Cinder 7.0.2 and 8.0.0 through 8.1.1; Glance before 11.0.1 and 12.0.0; and Nova before 12.0.4 and 13.0.0 does not properly limit qemu-img calls, which might allow attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and disk consumption) via a crafted disk image.
Publish Date : 2016-10-07 Last Update Date : 2018-01-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2015-5162

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Openstack Cinder 7.0.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Openstack Cinder 8.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Openstack Cinder 8.1.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Openstack Glance * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Openstack Glance 11.0.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Openstack Glance 12.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Openstack Nova * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Openstack Nova 13.0.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Openstack Cinder 3
Openstack Glance 3
Openstack Nova 2

- References For CVE-2015-5162
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0153
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2991
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0156
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0165
REDHAT RHSA-2017:0282
BID 76849
MLIST [oss-security] 20161006 OSSA 2016-012] Malicious qemu-img input may exhaust resources in Cinder, Glance, Nova (CVE-2015-5162) CONFIRM
REDHAT RHSA-2016:2923

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-5162

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