CVE-2021-40797

Description

An issue was discovered in the routes middleware in OpenStack Neutron before 16.4.1, 17.x before 17.2.1, and 18.x before 18.1.1. By making API requests involving nonexistent controllers, an authenticated user may cause the API worker to consume increasing amounts of memory, resulting in API performance degradation or denial of service.

CvssV3 impact

BaseSeverity

MEDIUM

ConfidentialityImpact

NONE

AttackComplexity

LOW

Scope

UNCHANGED

AttackVector

NETWORK

AvailabilityImpact

HIGH

IntegrityImpact

NONE

PrivilegesRequired

LOW

BaseScore

6.5

VectorString

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Version

3.1

UserInteraction

NONE

CvssV2 impact

AccessComplexity

LOW

ConfidentialityImpact

NONE

AvailabilityImpact

PARTIAL

IntegrityImpact

NONE

BaseScore

4

VectorString

AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Version

2.0

AccessVector

NETWORK

Authentication

SINGLE