Descriptionvirt/disk/ in OpenStack Compute (Nova) 2012.1.x before 2012.1.2 and Folsom before Folsom-3 allows remote authenticated users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a file in an image that uses a symlink that is only readable by root. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2012-3361.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs684256

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nova (PTS)wheezy2012.1.1-18fixed
stretch (security), stretch2:14.0.0-4+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2:17.0.0-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

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