DescriptionOpenStack Compute (nova) before 2014.2.4 (juno) and 2015.1.x before 2015.1.2 (kilo) does not properly delete instances from compute nodes, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) by deleting instances while in the resize state.
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 Bugs798883

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.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
novasourcewheezy(not affected)


[jessie] - nova <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - nova <not-affected> (Affected code introduced later)
2014.2 versions through 2014.2.3, and 2015.1 versions through 2015.1.1

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