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CVE-2013-4260 Detail

Current Description

lib/ansible/playbook/__init__.py in Ansible 1.2.x before 1.2.3, when playbook does not run due to an error, allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on a retry file with a predictable name in /var/tmp/ansible/.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.ansible.com/security Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=998227 Issue Tracking Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/86898 VDB Entry Vendor Advisory
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/ansible-project/UVDYW0HGcNg Third Party Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:ansible:1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:ansible:1.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:ansible:1.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-4260
NVD Published Date:
09/16/2013
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018