Oracle Solaris Third-Party Patch Update : keystone (cve_2014_2828_authentication_issues)

High Nessus Plugin ID 80657


The remote Solaris system is missing a security patch for third-party software.


The remote Solaris system is missing necessary patches to address security updates :

- The V3 API in OpenStack Identity (Keystone) 2013.1 before 2013.2.4 and icehouse before icehouse-rc2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a large number of the same authentication method in a request, aka 'authentication chaining.' (CVE-2014-2828)


Upgrade to Solaris 11.2.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 80657

File Name: solaris11_keystone_20140731.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.2 $

Type: local

Published: 2015/01/19

Modified: 2015/11/05

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:solaris:11.2, p-cpe:/a:oracle:solaris:keystone

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Solaris11/release, Host/Solaris11/pkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2014/07/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-2828