Bug 1727766 (CVE-2019-13313) - CVE-2019-13313 Libosinfo: osinfo-install-script option leaks password via command line argument
Summary: CVE-2019-13313 Libosinfo: osinfo-install-script option leaks password via com...
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Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2019-13313
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1727842 1727843 1727767 1727768
Blocks: 1727769 1727818
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Reported: 2019-07-08 06:45 UTC by Dhananjay Arunesh
Modified: 2019-09-29 15:16 UTC (History)
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A flaw was found in libosinfo, version 1.5.0, where the script for automated guest installations, 'osinfo-install-script', accepts user and admin passwords via command line arguments. This could allow guest passwords to leak to other system users via a process listing.
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Description Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-07-08 06:45:27 UTC
libosinfo 1.5.0 allows local users to discover credentials by listing a process, because credentials are passed to osinfo-install-script via the command line.

Reference:
https://gitlab.com/libosinfo/libosinfo/-/tags
https://gitlab.com/libosinfo/libosinfo/blob/master/NEWS
https://libosinfo.org/download/
https://www.redhat.com/archives/libosinfo/2019-July/msg00026.html

Comment 1 Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-07-08 06:45:44 UTC
Created libosinfo tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1727767]


Created mingw-libosinfo tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1727768]

Comment 2 Dhananjay Arunesh 2019-07-08 07:49:30 UTC
Acknowledgments:

Name: Fabiano Fidêncio (Red Hat)

Comment 4 Prasad J Pandit 2019-07-09 05:00:09 UTC
External References:

https://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2019/07/08/3


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