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Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource

CVE-2021-3532

Severity Medium
Score 5.5/10

Summary

A flaw was found in Ansible where the secret information present in "async_files" are getting disclosed when the user changes the "jobdir" to a world readable directory. Any secret information in an async status file will be readable by a malicious user on that system. This flaw affects Ansible Tower and Ansible Automation Platform.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • NONE

CWE-732 - Incorrect Permission Assignment for Critical Resource

The product specifies permissions for a security-critical resource in a way that allows that resource to be read or modified by unintended actors.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published