Information Exposure Affecting nova Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,18.2.4) [,19.1.0) [,20.1.0)

  • Attack Complexity


Do your applications use this vulnerable package?

In a few clicks we can analyze your entire application and see what components are vulnerable in your application, and suggest you quick fixes.

Test your applications
  • snyk-id


  • published

    2 Aug 2020

  • disclosed

    2 Aug 2020

  • credit

    Paul Carlton

How to fix?

Upgrade nova to version 18.2.4, 19.1.0, 20.1.0 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. It could leak console auth tokens into log files. An attacker with read access to the service's logs may obtain tokens used for console access.

Note: All Nova setups using novncproxy are affected.