DescriptionOpenStack Compute (Nova) Folsom, Grizzly, and Havana does not verify the virtual size of a QCOW2 image, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (host file system disk consumption) by creating an image with a large virtual size that does not contain a large amount of data.
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 severitylow (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs710157

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nova (PTS)wheezy2012.1.1-18vulnerable
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.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[wheezy] - nova <no-dsa> (Minor issue)

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