CVE-2020-8632

Published: 05 February 2020

In cloud-init through 19.4, rand_user_password in cloudinit/config/cc_set_passwords.py has a small default pwlen value, which makes it easier for attackers to guess passwords.

Priority

Low

CVSS 3 base score: 5.5

Status

Package Release Status
cloud-init
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo)
Released (19.4-56-g06e324ff-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla)
Released (19.4-56-g06e324ff-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (19.4-56-g06e324ff-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Needs triage

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Needs triage

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

Patches:
Upstream: https://github.com/canonical/cloud-init/commit/42788bf24a1a0a5421a2d00a7f59b59e38ba1a14