CVE-2014-8124

NameCVE-2014-8124
DescriptionOpenStack Dashboard (Horizon) before 2014.1.3 and 2014.2.x before 2014.2.1 does not properly handle session records when using a db or memcached session engine, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via a large number of requests to the login page.
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 Bugs772710, 772712

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
horizon (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2014.1.3-7+deb8u2fixed
stretch3:10.0.1-1fixed
buster, sid3:14.0.0-5fixed
python-django-openstack-auth (PTS)jessie1.1.6-5fixed
stretch2.4.1-2fixed
buster, sid3.5.0-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
horizonsource(unstable)2014.1.3-6medium772710
python-django-openstack-authsource(unstable)1.1.6-5medium772712

Notes

[wheezy] - horizon <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
up to 2014.1.3 and 2014.2 version up to 2014.2.1

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