CVE-2022-29550

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Last Modified on: 09/15/2022 04:48:00 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Cloud Agent from Qualys contain the following vulnerability:

** DISPUTED ** An issue was discovered in Qualys Cloud Agent 4.8.0-49. It writes "ps auxwwe" output to the /var/log/qualys/qualys-cloud-agent-scan.log file. This may, for example, unexpectedly write credentials (from environment variables) to disk in cleartext. NOTE: there are no common circumstances in which qualys-cloud-agent-scan.log can be read by a user other than root; however, the file contents could be exposed through site-specific operational practices. The vendor does NOT characterize this as a vulnerability because the ps data collection is intentional, and would only capture credentials on a machine that was already affected by the CWE-214 weakness.

  • CVE-2022-29550 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 5.5 - MEDIUM

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LOCAL LOW LOW NONE
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UNCHANGED HIGH NONE NONE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Full Disclosure: Multiple vulnerabilities discovered in Qualys Cloud Agent seclists.org
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URL Logo FULLDISC 20220912 Multiple vulnerabilities discovered in Qualys Cloud Agent
Category: Vulnerabilities and Threat Research | Qualys Security Blog blog.qualys.com
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URL Logo MISC blog.qualys.com/vulnerabilities-threat-research
Qualys Cloud Agent Arbitrary Code Execution ≈ Packet Storm packetstormsecurity.com
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URL Logo MISC packetstormsecurity.com/files/168367/Qualys-Cloud-Agent-Arbitrary-Code-Execution.html
Qualys Security Updates: Cloud Agent for Linux | Qualys Security Blog blog.qualys.com
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URL Logo MISC blog.qualys.com/product-tech/2022/08/15/qualys-security-updates-cloud-agent-for-linux

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationQualysCloud Agent4.8.0-49AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:qualys:cloud_agent:4.8.0-49:*:*:*:*:linux:*:*:

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