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1684181: CVE-2019-0804 WALinuxAgent: swapfile created with weak permissions

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the way Azure WaLinuxAgent creates swap files on resource disks, aka 'Azure Linux Agent Information Disclosure Vulnerability'.

Find out more about CVE-2019-0804 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Changed
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 (WALinuxAgent) RHSA-2019:1527 2019-06-18

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 WALinuxAgent Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 WALinuxAgent Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


Red Hat would like to thank Francis McBratney (Destinatech Limited) for reporting this issue.

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