CVE-2014-8750

Published: 15 October 2014

Race condition in the VMware driver in OpenStack Compute (Nova) before 2014.1.4 and 2014.2 before 2014.2rc1 allows remote authenticated users to access unintended consoles by spawning an instance that triggers the same VNC port to be allocated to two different instances.

Priority

Negligible

Status

Package Release Status
nova
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was ignored)

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
requires use with unsupported VMware ESX driver. This is not
compiled in to libvirt in the Ubuntu archive, which makes this code path
unavailable in Ubuntu

References

Bugs