Open Redirect Affecting nova Open this link in a new tab package, versions [23.0.0.0rc1,23.0.2) [22.0.0.0rc1,22.3.0) [,21.2.3)


0.0
medium
  • Exploit Maturity

    Proof of concept

  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • User Interaction

    Required

  • Confidentiality

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-PYTHON-NOVA-1321020

  • published

    21 Jul 2021

  • disclosed

    13 May 2021

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade nova to version 23.0.2, 22.3.0, 21.2.3 or higher.

Overview

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 Open Redirect. The console proxies used (novnc, serial, spice) run in a websockify server whose request handler inherits from the python standard SimpleHTTPRequestHandler. There is a known issue in the SimpleHTTPRequestHandler which allows open redirects by way of URLs in the following format: http://vncproxy.my.domain.com//example.com/%2F.., which if visited, will redirect a user to example.com.