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Table 3 Case Two - A bogus component scenario specifications

From: Handling compromised components in an IaaS cloud installation

  Incident description
Incident type Inappropriate Usage
Current status Ongoing attack, the bogus compute worker is still up and serving a part of requests
Physical Location OpenStack-5
Affected Layers Cloud platform layer, the OpenStack nova-compute service, consumers’ instances
General Information A bogus compute worker node is added to the platform, it is a threat to the provider’s and consumers’ data confidentiality and integrity. Also a threat for the system availability.
Resources at risk Running instances on OpenStack-5, Stakeholders and resources interacting with running instance on OpenStack-5