OpenStack Mistral CVE-2019-3866 Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Risk

Medium

Date Discovered

November 7, 2019

Description

OpenStack Mistral is prone to a local information-disclosure vulnerability. An attacker may leverage this issue to obtain potentially sensitive information that may aid in further attacks.

Technologies Affected

  • OpenStack Mistral
  • Redhat OpenStack Platform 10
  • Redhat OpenStack Platform 13.0 (Queens)
  • Redhat OpenStack Platform 14.0 (Rocky)
  • Redhat OpenStack Platform 15 (Stein)

Recommendations

Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Ensure that only trusted users have local, interactive access to affected computers.

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To reduce the impact of latent vulnerabilities, run all server processes with the minimal amount of privileges required for functionality.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.

References

Credits

OpenStack project


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