Bug 1553522 (CVE-2018-1072) - CVE-2018-1072 ovirt-engine-setup: unfiltered db password in engine-backup log
Summary: CVE-2018-1072 ovirt-engine-setup: unfiltered db password in engine-backup log
Alias: CVE-2018-1072
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1558798 1558799 1558812
Blocks: 1542511
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-03-09 01:43 UTC by Doran Moppert
Modified: 2021-02-17 00:39 UTC (History)
16 users (show)

Fixed In Version: oVirt 4.2.2
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A flaw was found in ovirt-engine. When engine-backup was run with one of the options "--provision*db", the database username and password were logged in cleartext. Sharing the provisioning log might inadvertently leak database passwords.
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:17:24 UTC

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System ID Private Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:2071 0 None None None 2018-06-27 10:02:35 UTC

Description Doran Moppert 2018-03-09 01:43:06 UTC
The ovirt-engine-provisiondb utility, which is called by engine-backup if invoked with one of the options --provision*db, logs the username and password of the db user without redaction.

Comment 1 Doran Moppert 2018-03-09 01:43:15 UTC

Name: Yedidyah Bar David (Red Hat)

Comment 5 Doran Moppert 2018-06-26 04:49:42 UTC
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Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2018-06-27 10:02:24 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Virtualization Engine 4.2

Via RHSA-2018:2071 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2071

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