Upstream information

CVE-2016-7498 at MITRE


OpenStack Compute (nova) 13.0.0 does not properly delete instances from compute nodes, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service (disk consumption) by deleting instances while in the resize state. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of a CVE-2015-3280 regression.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.5
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1000443 [RESOLVED / INVALID], 944178 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
SUSE Cloud 2.0 openstack-nova Unsupported
SUSE Cloud 3 openstack-nova Ignore
SUSE Cloud 4 openstack-nova Ignore
SUSE Cloud 4 Dependencies openstack-nova Unsupported
SUSE Cloud 5 openstack-nova Unsupported
SUSE Cloud Compute Node for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 5 openstack-nova Affected
SUSE Cloud for SLE 12 Compute Nodes openstack-nova Released
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6 openstack-nova Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 6-LTSS openstack-nova Not affected

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Tue Sep 1 23:23:46 2015
CVE page last modified: Fri Oct 13 19:21:07 2023