CVE-2013-6437

NameCVE-2013-6437
DescriptionThe libvirt driver in OpenStack Compute (Nova) before 2013.2.2 and icehouse before icehouse-2 allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) by creating and deleting instances with unique os_type settings, which triggers the creation of a new ephemeral disk backing file.
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)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nova (PTS)jessie2014.1.3-11fixed
stretch (security), stretch2:14.0.0-4+deb9u1fixed
buster, sid2:17.0.3-12fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
novasource(unstable)2013.2.2medium
novasourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[wheezy] - nova <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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