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CVE-2016-7070 Detail

Current Description

A privilege escalation flaw was found in the Ansible Tower. When Tower before 3.0.3 deploys a PostgreSQL database, it incorrectly configures the trust level of postgres user. An attacker could use this vulnerability to gain admin level access to the database.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/11/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.0 HIGH
Vector: AV:A/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.1


Attack Vector (AV): Adjacent
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.2 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 5.1


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): Single
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-7070 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://docs.ansible.com/ansible-tower/3.0.3/html/upgrade-migration-guide/release_notes.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7070
NVD Published Date:
09/11/2018
NVD Last Modified:
11/09/2018