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computer vulnerability note CVE-2019-0816

cloud-init: privilege escalation via Azure Extra Authorized Keys

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Azure Extra Authorized Keys of cloud-init, in order to escalate his privileges.
Severity of this threat: 2/4.
Creation date: 19/03/2019.
Références of this weakness: CVE-2019-0816, openSUSE-SU-2019:2633-1, RHBUG-1680165, RHSA-2019:0597-01, SUSE-SU-2019:3096-1, SUSE-SU-2019:3097-1, SUSE-SU-2019:3191-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-28766.
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Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can bypass restrictions via Azure Extra Authorized Keys of cloud-init, in order to escalate his privileges.
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This computer vulnerability announce impacts software or systems such as openSUSE Leap, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity bulletin is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user account.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this threat alert.

Solutions for this threat

openSUSE Leap 15.1: new cloud-init packages.
New packages are available:
  openSUSE Leap 15.1: cloud-init 19.2-lp151.2.9.1

RHEL 7.6: new cloud-init packages.
New packages are available:
  RHEL 7: cloud-init 18.2-1.el7_6.2

SUSE LE 12: new cloud-init packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 12 RTM-SP5: cloud-init 19.2-37.33.1

SUSE LE 15: new cloud-init packages.
New packages are available:
  SUSE LE 15 RTM: cloud-init 19.2-5.18.1
  SUSE LE 15 SP1: cloud-init 19.2-8.11.1
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