Upstream information

CVE-2018-16837 at MITRE

Description

Ansible "User" module leaks any data which is passed on as a parameter to ssh-keygen. This could lean in undesirable situations such as passphrases credentials passed as a parameter for the ssh-keygen executable. Showing those credentials in clear text form for every user which have access just to the process list.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Pending

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 2.1
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 7.8 7.8
Vector AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Local Local
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required Low None
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High High
Integrity Impact High High
Availability Impact High High
CVSSv3 Version 3.0 3.0
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1112959 [CONFIRMED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Package Hub for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12
  • ansible >= 2.8.1-12.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-1125
openSUSE-2019-1635
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • ansible >= 2.8.1-lp150.2.6.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-1125
openSUSE-2019-1635
openSUSE Leap 15.1
  • ansible >= 2.8.1-lp151.2.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-1635
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • ansible >= 2.8.1-12.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2019-1125
openSUSE-2019-1635


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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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.

Product(s) Source package State
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 ansible Affected
SUSE Openstack Cloud 7 ansible Affected
SUSE Openstack Cloud 8 ansible Affected