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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2017-7466: ansible: Arbitrary code execution on control node (incomplete fix for CVE-2016-9587)

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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2017-7466: ansible: Arbitrary code execution on control node (incomplete fix for CVE-2016-9587)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/18/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
06/18/2018
Modified
08/27/2018

Description

Ansible before version 2.3 has an input validation vulnerability in the 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)

  • linuxrpm-upgrade-ansible

References

  • linuxrpm-upgrade-ansible

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