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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2020-8631) (Multiple Advisories): cloud-init security, bug fix, and enhancement update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2020-8631) (Multiple Advisories): cloud-init security, bug fix, and enhancement update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
02/05/2020
Created
10/09/2020
Added
10/07/2020
Modified
11/12/2020

Description

cloud-init through 19.4 relies on Mersenne Twister for a random password, which makes it easier for attackers to predict passwords, because rand_str in cloudinit/util.py calls the random.choice function.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-cloud-init

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