Inclusion of Sensitive Information in Log Files in docker (Alpine package)

Published: 2019-07-18
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-13509
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
docker (Alpine package)
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Vendor Alpine Linux Development Team

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Inclusion of Sensitive Information in Log Files

EUVDB-ID: #VU19390

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2019-13509

CWE-ID: CWE-532 - Information Exposure Through Log Files

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local attacker to access sensitive information on a targeted system.

The vulnerability exists due to the software can add secrets to the debug log when the "docker stack deploy" command is used while running in debug mode to redeploy a stack which includes non-external secrets. A local authenticated attacker can gain access to sensitive information, such as secrets in the log files on a targeted system.


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Vulnerable software versions

docker (Alpine package): 18.09.7-r0 - 18.09.7-r1

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