Upstream information

CVE-2021-3533 at MITRE

Description

A flaw was found in Ansible if an ansible user sets ANSIBLE_ASYNC_DIR to a subdirectory of a world writable directory. When this occurs, there is a race condition on the managed machine. A malicious, non-privileged account on the remote machine can exploit the race condition to access the async result data. 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 1.2
Vector AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity High
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 2.5 5
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Local Local
Attack Complexity High Low
Privileges Required Low Low
User Interaction None Required
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact Low High
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact None None
CVSSv3 Version 3.1 3.1
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1186245 [RESOLVED / INVALID]

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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Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated.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 Unsupported
SUSE Manager Client Tools for SLE 15 ansible Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy Module 4.2 ansible Not affected
SUSE Manager Proxy Module 4.3 ansible Not affected
SUSE Manager Tools 15 ansible Not affected
Products past their end of life and not receiving proactive updates anymore.
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 ansible Unsupported
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 ansible1 Unsupported
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 ardana-ansible Unsupported
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 ardana-service-ansible Unsupported
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 ansible Not affected
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 7 ansible Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 ansible Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 ansible1 Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 ardana-ansible Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 ardana-service-ansible Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 ansible1 Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 ardana-ansible Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 ardana-service-ansible Unsupported
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 ansible Unsupported


SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Mon May 10 19:59:45 2021
CVE page last modified: Mon Jan 16 20:38:37 2023