Debian DLA-3109-1 : nova - LTS security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 165186


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


The remote Debian 10 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-3109 advisory.

- An issue was discovered in OpenStack Nova before 17.0.12, 18.x before 18.2.2, and 19.x before 19.0.2. If an API request from an authenticated user ends in a fault condition due to an external exception, details of the underlying environment may be leaked in the response, and could include sensitive configuration or other data. (CVE-2019-14433)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade the nova packages.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 2

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 165186

File Name: debian_DLA-3109.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/15/2022

Updated: 9/15/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4

Temporal Score: 3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-14433


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 5.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nova-api, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nova-cells, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nova-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nova-compute, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nova-compute-ironic, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nova-compute-kvm, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nova-compute-lxc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nova-compute-qemu, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nova-conductor, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nova-console, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nova-consoleauth, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nova-consoleproxy, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nova-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nova-placement-api, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nova-scheduler, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:nova-volume, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:python3-nova, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/15/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/9/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-14433