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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Low
Score 3.9/10


A flaw was found in Ansible up to 2.7.16, 2.8x up 2.8.10 and 2.9.x up to 2.9.6. When a password is set with the argument "password" of svn module, it is used on svn command line, disclosing to other users within the same node. An attacker could take advantage by reading the cmdline file from that particular PID on the procfs.

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CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published