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: Analysis

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
Access Vector Local Local
Access 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 [NEW]

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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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

Product(s) Source package State
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 ansible Analysis
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 ansible1 Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 ansible Analysis
SUSE Manager Client Tools Beta for SLE 15 ansible Unsupported
SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 15 ansible Unsupported
SUSE Manager Proxy Module 4.2 ansible Analysis
SUSE Manager Proxy Module 4.3 ansible Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 ansible Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 ansible Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 ansible1 Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 ansible1 Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 ansible Analysis