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Bug #15517

Root password is sent to system journal in clear text when set

Added by Lukas Zapletal almost 3 years ago. Updated almost 3 years ago.

Status:
Closed
Priority:
Normal
Category:
Image
Target version:
Difficulty:
trivial
Triaged:
No
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Description

By default root account is locked on discovered nodes, user needs to enable ssh service manually and enter root password in the dialog. Then it makes into the system journal in clear text.

This is being tracked as CVE-2016-4996, moderate impact.

Acknowledgments:

Name: Thom Carlin (Red Hat)

Associated revisions

Revision 5ec8a51c (diff)
Added by Lukas Zapletal almost 3 years ago

Fixes #15517 - root password is not sent to journal (#77)

History

#1 Updated by Lukas Zapletal almost 3 years ago

  • Bugzilla link set to 1349138

#2 Updated by The Foreman Bot almost 3 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Ready For Testing
  • Pull request https://github.com/theforeman/foreman-discovery-image/pull/77 added

#3 Updated by Lukas Zapletal almost 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Ready For Testing to Closed
  • % Done changed from 0 to 100

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