Endpoint Vulnerability

RHSA-2020:4650: cloud-init security, bug fix, and enhancement update (Moderate)

Description

The cloud-init packages provide a set of init scripts for cloud instances. Cloud instances need special scripts to run during initialization to retrieve and install SSH keys, and to let the user run various scripts. Security Fix(es): * cloud-init: Use of random.choice when generating random password (CVE-2020-8631) * cloud-init: Too short random password length in cc_set_password in config/cc_set_passwords.py (CVE-2020-8632) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Affected Products

cloud-init