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Rocky Linux: CVE-2021-3429: Moderate: cloud-init security update (RLSA-2021-3081)

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Rocky Linux: CVE-2021-3429: Moderate: cloud-init security update (RLSA-2021-3081)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/12/2021
Created
05/06/2022
Added
05/05/2022
Modified
05/06/2022

Description

A flaw was found in cloud-init. When a system is configured through cloud-init and the "Set Passwords" module is used with "chpasswd" directive and "RANDOM", the randomly generated password for the relative user is written in clear-text in a file readable by any existing user of the system. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and it may allow a local attacker to log in as another user.

Solution(s)

  • rocky-upgrade-cloud-init

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