Bug 808146 - (CVE-2012-1585) CVE-2012-1585 openstack-nova: Long server names grow nova-api log files significantly
CVE-2012-1585 openstack-nova: Long server names grow nova-api log files signi...
Product: Security Response
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 808148 808149 808150
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Reported: 2012-03-29 13:18 EDT by Russell Bryant
Modified: 2016-11-08 11:23 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-05-30 13:56:48 EDT
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Description Russell Bryant 2012-03-29 13:18:08 EDT
Dan Prince reported a vulnerability in OpenStack Compute (Nova) API servers. By PUTing or POSTing extremely long server names to the OpenStack API, any authenticated user may grow nova-api log files significantly, potentially resulting in disk space exhaustion and denial of service to the affected nova-api nodes. Only setups running the OpenStack API are affected.

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