OpenStack Keystone secret key information disclosure

keystone-secret-key-info-disc (80612) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

OpenStack Keystone could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by insecure permissions being set on the /etc/keystone/ec2rc file. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain the secret key and other sensitive information.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.1
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 1.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Keystone (2012.1.3-3.fc17 or later), available from the OpenStack Web site. See References.

References:

  • OpenStack Web site: Welcome to Keystone, the OpenStack Identity Service!.
  • Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 873447: CVE-2012-5483 OpenStack: Keystone /etc/keystone/ec2rc secret key exposure.
  • BID-56888: OpenStack Keystone CVE-2012-5483 Insecure File Permissions Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-5483: tools/sample_data.sh in OpenStack Keystone 2012.1.3, when access to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is configured, uses world-readable permissions for /etc/keystone/ec2rc, which allows local users to obtain access to EC2 services by reading administrative access and secret values from this file.

Platforms Affected:

  • OpenStack Keystone 2012.1

Reported:

Dec 11, 2012

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