DescriptionOpenStack Compute (nova) 13.0.0 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. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2015-3280 regression.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nova (PTS)buster2:18.1.0-6fixed
buster (security)2:18.1.0-6+deb10u2fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye2:22.0.1-2+deb11u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
novasourcewheezy(not affected)
novasourcejessie(not affected)


[jessie] - nova <not-affected> (Vulnerable code (re)introduced later)
[wheezy] - nova <not-affected> (Vulnerable code (re)introduced later)
Relates to OSSA-2015-017 (CVE-2015-3280) which was previously fixed
and then reintroduced with 13.0.0 and refixed in 13.1.0.

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