CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published May 8, 2024
CWE ID 400


CVE-2024-4438 is a vulnerability in the etcd package distributed with the Red Hat OpenStack platform. This vulnerability is an incomplete fix for CVE-2023-39325/CVE-2023-44487, also known as Rapid Reset. The issue arises because the etcd package in the Red Hat OpenStack platform uses instead of the one provided by Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions, which should have been updated during compile time. The vulnerability has a base severity of HIGH, with a base score of 7.5 according to CVSS version 3.1. It has an exploitability score of 3.9 and can be exploited remotely without requiring privileges or user interaction. The potential danger posed by this vulnerability includes resource exhaustion and a high impact on availability.


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