Upstream information

CVE-2015-5295 at MITRE


The template-validate command in OpenStack Orchestration API (Heat) before 2015.1.3 (kilo) and 5.0.x before 5.0.1 (liberty) allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) or determine the existence of local files via the resource type in a template, as demonstrated by file:///dev/zero.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.5 4
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Authentication Single Single
Confidentiality Impact Partial None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 961741 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

No SUSE Security Announcements cross referenced.

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6
  • openstack-heat >= 5.0.2~a0~dev9-1.4
  • openstack-heat-api >= 5.0.2~a0~dev9-1.4
  • openstack-heat-api-cfn >= 5.0.2~a0~dev9-1.4
  • openstack-heat-api-cloudwatch >= 5.0.2~a0~dev9-1.4
  • openstack-heat-engine >= 5.0.2~a0~dev9-1.4
  • openstack-heat-plugin-heat_docker >= 5.0.2~a0~dev9-1.4
  • python-heat >= 5.0.2~a0~dev9-1.4
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 GA openstack-heat-5.0.2~a0~dev9-1.4

Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Cloud 5 openstack-heat Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 openstack-heat Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 openstack-heat Already fixed