CVE-2021-20228

Published on: 04/29/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 08/07/2021 03:15:00 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Ansible Automation Platform from Redhat contain the following vulnerability:

A flaw was found in the Ansible Engine 2.9.18, where sensitive info is not masked by default and is not protected by the no_log feature when using the sub-option feature of the basic.py module. This flaw allows an attacker to obtain sensitive information. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to confidentiality.

  • CVE-2021-20228 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.5 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW NONE NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH NONE NONE

CVSS2 Score: 5 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
PARTIAL NONE NONE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
no_log mask suboption fallback values and defaults CVE-2021-20228 by jborean93 · Pull Request #73487 · ansible/ansible · GitHub github.com
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URL Logo MISC github.com/ansible/ansible/pull/73487
1925002 – (CVE-2021-20228) CVE-2021-20228 ansible: basic.py no_log with fallback option bugzilla.redhat.com
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URL Logo MISC bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1925002
Debian -- Security Information -- DSA-4950-1 ansible www.debian.org
Depreciated Link
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URL Logo DEBIAN DSA-4950

Related QID Numbers

  • 178744 Debian Security Update for ansible (DSA 4950-1)
  • 239447 Red Hat Update for RHV Engine and Host Common Packages (RHSA-2021:2180)

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationRedhatAnsible Automation Platform1.2AllAllAll
ApplicationRedhatAnsible Engine2.0AllAllAll
ApplicationRedhatAnsible Engine2.9AllAllAll
ApplicationRedhatAnsible Engine2.9.18AllAllAll
ApplicationRedhatAnsible Tower3.0AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:ansible_automation_platform:1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:ansible_engine:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:ansible_engine:2.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:ansible_engine:2.9.18:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:redhat:ansible_tower:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:

Social Mentions

Source Title Posted (UTC)
Twitter Icon @CVEreport CVE-2021-20228 : A flaw was found in the Ansible Engine 2.9.18, where sensitive info is not masked by default and i… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2021-04-29 16:03:06
Twitter Icon @omokazuki SIOSセキュリティブログを更新しました。 Ansibleの脆弱性(Moderate: CVE-2021-20178, CVE-2021-20180, CVE-2021-20191, CVE-2021-20228)と新バージョン… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… 2021-05-31 19:20:00
Twitter Icon @HAL_CSIRT 【Ansibleの脆弱性】 ・CVE-2021-20178, ・CVE-2021-20180 ・CVE-2021-20191 ・CVE-2021-20228 ・クレデンシャルの漏洩の問題 ・アップデートを行う ●security.sios.com/vulnerability/… 2021-06-06 13:07:04
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