convert2rhel Command Line unknown vulnerability

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A vulnerability has been found in convert2rhel (unknown version) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code block of the component Command Line Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a exposure of private personal information to an unauthorized actor vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-359. The product does not properly prevent a person's private, personal information from being accessed by actors who either (1) are not explicitly authorized to access the information or (2) do not have the implicit consent of the person about whom the information is collected. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

There is a flaw in convert2rhel. convert2rhel passes the Red Hat account password to subscription-manager via the command line, which could allow unauthorized users locally on the machine to view the password via the process command line via e.g. htop or ps. The specific impact varies upon the privileges of the Red Hat account in question, but it could affect the integrity, availability, and/or data confidentiality of other systems that are administered by that account. This occurs regardless of how the password is supplied to convert2rhel.

The weakness was shared 08/29/2022 by Red Hat. It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2022-0852 since 03/04/2022. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1589 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

Applying the patch 8d72fb030ed31116fdb256b327d299337b000af4 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at

The entries VDB-228238, VDB-232992, VDB-234007 and VDB-236079 are related to this item.




CPE 2.3info

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Class: Exposure of private personal information to an unauthorized actor
CWE: CWE-359

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Patch: 8d72fb030ed31116fdb256b327d299337b000af4


03/04/2022 🔍
08/29/2022 +177 days 🔍
08/29/2022 +0 days 🔍
10/09/2022 +41 days 🔍


Advisory: 8d72fb030ed31116fdb256b327d299337b000af4
Researcher: Red Hat
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-0852 (🔍)
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Created: 08/29/2022 07:43 PM
Updated: 10/09/2022 11:37 AM
Changes: 08/29/2022 07:43 PM (39), 10/09/2022 11:30 AM (1), 10/09/2022 11:37 AM (11)
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