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Published: 23 December 2019

A flaw was found in Red Hat Ceph Storage version 3 in the way the Ceph RADOS Gateway daemon handles S3 requests. An authenticated attacker can abuse this flaw by causing a remote denial of service by sending a specially crafted HTTP Content-Length header to the Ceph RADOS Gateway server.


Red Hat claims upstream ceph is not affected



Cvss 3 Severity Score


Score breakdown


Package Release Status
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable

disco Not vulnerable

eoan Not vulnerable

trusty Not vulnerable

upstream Not vulnerable
(debian: Only affects Ceph as packaged by Red Hat)
xenial Not vulnerable

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 6.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H