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AmazonALAS2-2021-1613
HistoryMar 18, 2021 - 1:13 a.m.

Medium: ansible

2021-03-1801:13:00
alas.aws.amazon.com
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5.5 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

5.6 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

Low

2.1 Low

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

0.0005 Low

EPSS

Percentile

14.3%

Issue Overview:

A flaw was found in ansible. The ‘authkey’ and ‘privkey’ credentials are disclosed by default and not protected by no_log feature when using the snmp_facts module. Attackers could take advantage of this information to steal the SNMP credentials. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality. (CVE-2021-20178)

A flaw was found in ansible module where credentials are disclosed in the console log by default and not protected by the security feature when using the bitbucket_pipeline_variable module. This flaw allows an attacker to steal bitbucket_pipeline credentials. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality. (CVE-2021-20180)

A flaw was found in ansible. Credentials, such as secrets, are being disclosed in console log by default and not protected by no_log feature when using those modules. An attacker can take advantage of this information to steal those credentials. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality. (CVE-2021-20191)

Affected Packages:

ansible

Note:

This advisory is applicable to Amazon Linux 2 (AL2) Core repository. Visit this FAQ section for the difference between AL2 Core and AL2 Extras advisories.

Issue Correction:
Run yum update ansible to update your system.

New Packages:

noarch:  
    ansible-2.9.18-1.amzn2.noarch  
    ansible-doc-2.9.18-1.amzn2.noarch  
  
src:  
    ansible-2.9.18-1.amzn2.src  

Additional References

Red Hat: CVE-2021-20178, CVE-2021-20180, CVE-2021-20191

Mitre: CVE-2021-20178, CVE-2021-20180, CVE-2021-20191

How to protect your server from attacks?

5.5 Medium

CVSS3

Attack Vector

LOCAL

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

LOW

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

5.6 Medium

AI Score

Confidence

Low

2.1 Low

CVSS2

Access Vector

LOCAL

Access Complexity

LOW

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

PARTIAL

Integrity Impact

NONE

Availability Impact

NONE

AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

0.0005 Low

EPSS

Percentile

14.3%

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