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CVE-2020-10685

Published: 11 May 2020

A flaw was found in Ansible Engine affecting Ansible Engine versions 2.7.x before 2.7.17 and 2.8.x before 2.8.11 and 2.9.x before 2.9.7 as well as Ansible Tower before and including versions 3.4.5 and 3.5.5 and 3.6.3 when using modules which decrypts vault files such as assemble, script, unarchive, win_copy, aws_s3 or copy modules. The temporary directory is created in /tmp leaves the s ts unencrypted. On Operating Systems which /tmp is not a tmpfs but part of the root partition, the directory is only cleared on boot and the decryp emains when the host is switched off. The system will be vulnerable when the system is not running. So decrypted data must be cleared as soon as possible and the data which normally is encrypted ble.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
ansible
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

eoan Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
focal Needs triage

groovy Not vulnerable
(2.9.7+dfsg-1)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(2.9.7+dfsg-1)
impish Not vulnerable
(2.9.7+dfsg-1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(2.9.7+dfsg-1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(end of standard support, was needs-triage)