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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9587: Ansible: Remote execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-9587: Ansible: Remote execution of arbitrary code

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/31/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
06/07/2018

Description

Ansible before versions 2.1.4, 2.2.1 is vulnerable to an improper input validation in Ansible's handling of data sent from client systems. An attacker with control over a client system being managed by Ansible and the ability to send facts back to the Ansible server could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the Ansible server using the Ansible server privileges.

Solution(s)

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

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