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FreeBSD: ansible -- remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2014-4678)

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FreeBSD: ansible -- remote code execution vulnerability (CVE-2014-4678)

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
06/25/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/06/2015
Modified
02/27/2020

Description

The safe_eval function in Ansible before 1.6.4 does not properly restrict the code subset, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted instructions. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2014-4657.

Solution(s)

  • freebsd-upgrade-package-ansible

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