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Table 1 Case One - A compromised compute worker scenario specifications

From: Handling compromised components in an IaaS cloud installation

  Incident description
Incident type Malicious code and Unauthorized access
Current status Ongoing attack, the malicious code is not patched nor contained yet
Compromised One compute worker host
component(s)  
Physical Location OpenStack-4
Affected Layers Cloud platform layer, the OpenStack nova-compute service
General Information Malicious code is injected into the nova-compute service of the OpenStack-4 host
Resources at risk Running instances on OpenStack-4, Stakeholders and resources interacting with running instances on OpenStack-4 or the infected nova-compute service