[openstack-announce] [OSSA 2015-001] L3 agent denial of service with radvd 2.0+ (CVE-2014-8153)

Tristan Cacqueray tristan.cacqueray at enovance.com
Thu Jan 8 17:53:04 UTC 2015

OSSA-2015-001: L3 agent denial of service with radvd 2.0+

:Date: January 08, 2015
:CVE: CVE-2014-8153

- Neutron: 2014.2 version up to 2014.2.1

Ihar Hrachyshka from Red Hat reported a vulnerability in Neutron. By
creating 8 routers and assigning each of them a non-provider ipv6
subnet, a malicious user may block router update processing for all
tenants, potentially resulting in a Denial of Service. Only Neutron
setups running with radvd 2.0+ are affected.

- https://review.openstack.org/141575 (Juno)
- https://review.openstack.org/138688 (Kilo)

- Ihar Hrachyshka from Red Hat (CVE-2014-8153)

- https://launchpad.net/bugs/1399172
- http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-8153

- This fix will be included in a future 2014.2.2 release.
- The OSSA announce format for the 2015 advisories has been changed to

Tristan Cacqueray
OpenStack Vulnerability Management Team

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