CVE-2013-0335 : VNC proxy can connect to the wrong VM

OpenStack Security Advisory: 2013-006

CVE: CVE-2013-0335
Date: February 26, 2013
Title: VNC proxy can connect to the wrong VM
Reporter: Loganathan Parthipan (HP), Rohit Karajgi (NTT Data)
Products: Nova
Affects: All versions


Loganathan Parthipan (HP) and Rohit Karajgi (NTT Data) independently
reported a vulnerability in Nova. If a user requests a console and
then deletes the VM, it is possible that the console token could allow
connectivity to a different VM before the console token expires if the
VNC port gets reused in that time period. This issue can be worked
around by disabling VNC support.



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