nova@21.2.3 vulnerabilities

Cloud computing fabric controller

Direct Vulnerabilities

Known vulnerabilities in the nova package. This does not include vulnerabilities belonging to this package’s dependencies.

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Vulnerability Vulnerable Version
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Denial of Service (DoS)

nova is an OpenStack Nova provides a cloud computing fabric controller, supporting a wide variety of compute technologies, including: libvirt (KVM, Xen, LXC and more), Hyper-V, VMware, XenServer, OpenStack Ironic and PowerVM.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Denial of Service (DoS) by creating a neutron port with the direct vnic_type, then creating an instance bound to that port, and then changing the vnic_type of the bound port to macvtap. Note: Only Nova deployments configured with SR-IOV are affected.

How to fix Denial of Service (DoS)?

A fix was pushed into the master branch but not yet published.