USN-6042-2: Cloud-init regression
23 May 2023
USN-6042-1 introduced a regression in Cloud-init.
- cloud-init - initialization and customization tool for cloud instances
USN-6042-1 fixed a vulnerability in Cloud-init. The update introduced a
regression on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS resulting in a possible loss of networking.
This update fixes the problem.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Original advisory details:
James Golovich discovered that sensitive data could be exposed in logs. An
attacker could use this information to find hashed passwords and possibly
escalate their privilege.