CVE-2013-1664

MEDIUM

Description

The XML libraries for Python 3.4, 3.3, 3.2, 3.1, 2.7, and 2.6, as used in OpenStack Keystone Essex, Folsom, and Grizzly; Compute (Nova) Essex and Folsom; Cinder Folsom; Django; and possibly other products allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption and crash) via an XML Entity Expansion (XEE) attack.

References

http://blog.python.org/2013/02/announcing-defusedxml-fixes-for-xml.html

http://bugs.python.org/issue17239

http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-announce/2013-February/000078.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0657.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0658.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2013-0670.html

http://ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1757-1

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/02/19/2

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2013/02/19/4

https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/1100282

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-04-03

Updated: 2013-05-15

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM