Information Exposure Affecting nova package, versions [,17.0.12) [18.0.0,18.2.2) [19.0.0,19.0.2)



    Attack Complexity Low

    Threat Intelligence

    EPSS 0.12% (46th percentile)
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6.5 medium
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Red Hat
6.5 medium

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-PYTHON-NOVA-458932
  • published 15 Sep 2019
  • disclosed 6 Aug 2019
  • credit Donny Davis

How to fix?

Upgrade nova to version 17.0.12, 18.2.2, 19.0.2 or higher.


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 Information Exposure. If an API request from an authenticated user ends in a fault condition due to an external exception, details of the underlying environment may be leaked in the response, and could include sensitive configuration or other data.