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Security Bulletin: OpenStack vulnerabilities affect IBM SmartCloud Entry (CVE-2015-7713, CVE-2015-5286)

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Summary

IBM SmartCloud Entry is vulnerable to several OpenStack vulnerablities. An attacker can exploit these velnerabilities to launch further attacks on the system or to exhaust all available resources.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2015-7713
DESCRIPTION:
OpenStack Nova could provide weaker than expected security, caused by the failure to apply network security changes to already running instances. This could result in instances not beingprotected by the security group. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability and launch further attacks on the system.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/106973 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-5286
DESCRIPTION:
OpenStack Glance is vulnerable to a denial of service. By deleting images uploaded using a token that is about to expire, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass storage quotas and accumulate untracked image data in the backend to exhaust all available resources.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/106875 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM SmartCloud Entry 3.2 through Appliance fix pack 18

Remediation/Fixes

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Change History

March 11, 2016: Original version published

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

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Document information

More support for: IBM SmartCloud Entry

Software version: 3.2

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: T1023399

Modified date: 16 March 2016