Attacker Value
Unknown
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Exploitability
Unknown
(0 users assessed)
User Interaction
None
Privileges Required
Low
Attack Vector
Local
0

CVE-2018-10896

Disclosure Date: August 01, 2018
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Description

The default cloud-init configuration, in cloud-init 0.6.2 and newer, included “ssh_deletekeys: 0”, disabling cloud-init’s deletion of ssh host keys. In some environments, this could lead to instances created by cloning a golden master or template system, sharing ssh host keys, and being able to impersonate one another or conduct man-in-the-middle attacks.

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CVSS V3 Severity and Metrics
Base Score:
7.1 High
Impact Score:
5.2
Exploitability Score:
1.8
Vector:
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
None

General Information

Vendors

  • Canonical

Products

  • cloud-init

Additional Info

Technical Analysis