Upstream information

CVE-2021-3532 at MITRE


A flaw was found in Ansible where the secret information present in async_files are getting disclosed when the user changes the jobdir to a world readable directory. Any secret information in an async status file will be readable by a malicious user on that system. This flaw affects Ansible Tower 3.7 and Ansible Automation Platform 1.2.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 5.5 5
Attack Vector Local Local
Attack Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None Low
User Interaction Required Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1186246 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

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Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification. The updates are grouped by state of their lifecycle. SUSE product lifecycles are documented on the lifecycle page.

Product(s) Source package State
Products under general support and receiving all security fixes.
SUSE Manager Client Tools Beta for SLE 15 ansible Affected
SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 15 ansible Won't fix
SUSE Manager Proxy Module 4.2 ansible Won't fix
SUSE Manager Proxy Module 4.3 ansible Won't fix
SUSE Manager Tools 15 ansible Won't fix
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 ansible Affected
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 ansible1 Won't fix
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 ansible Won't fix
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 ansible Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 ansible Affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 ansible1 Won't fix
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 ansible1 Won't fix
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 ansible Affected

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Mon May 10 18:58:30 2021
CVE page last modified: Fri Feb 10 16:06:59 2023