Information disclosure in OpenStack Ceilometer

Published: 2019-04-01
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-3830
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Vendor Openstack

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU18105

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-3830

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information exposure

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to the ceilometer-agent prints by default sensitive information into log files, even when the DEBUG logging is not activated. A local user can view the log files and obtain sensitive information, such as administrative credentials.


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Vulnerable software versions

Ceilometer: 10.0.0 - 11.0.1

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Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.