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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-3096: Ansible: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-3096: Ansible: Privilege escalation

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The create_script function in the lxc_container module in Ansible before 1.9.6-1 and 2.x before 2.0.2.0 allows local users to write to arbitrary files or gain privileges via a symlink attack on (1) /opt/.lxc-attach-script, (2) the archived container in the archive_path directory, or the (3) lxc-attach-script.log or (4) lxc-attach-script.err files in the temporary directory.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-admin-ansible

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