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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-10896) ELSA-2020-3898: cloud-init security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2018-10896) ELSA-2020-3898: cloud-init security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N)
Published
08/01/2018
Created
10/09/2020
Added
10/07/2020
Modified
11/23/2022

Description

The default cloud-init configuration, in cloud-init 0.6.2 and newer, included "ssh_deletekeys: 0", disabling cloud-init's deletion of ssh host keys. In some environments, this could lead to instances created by cloning a golden master or template system, sharing ssh host keys, and being able to impersonate one another or conduct man-in-the-middle attacks.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-cloud-init

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