It was found that openwsman can access various secret files without having the correct privileges set. A local attacker could use this for information disclosure.
Name: NEC Corporation
Red Hat OpenStack Platform currently only utilizes the client and python client API bindings, not the server components of openwsman. Additionally, updates for this package are received through the Red Hat Enterprise Linux repository.
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization uses only the openwsman-python client API bindings, not the server components of openwsman.
This issue affects the versions of openwsman as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 is now in Maintenance Support 2 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This has been rated as having a security impact of Important, and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.
Created openwsman tracking bugs for this issue:
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1687760]
*** Bug 1663718 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
This issue has been addressed in the following products:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Via RHSA-2019:0638 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0638
openwsman-2.6.5-9.fc29 has been pushed to the Fedora 29 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
openwsman-2.6.8-5.fc30 has been pushed to the Fedora 30 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.