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CVE-2016-8614 Detail

Current Description

A flaw was found in Ansible before version 2.2.0. The apt_key module does not properly verify key fingerprints, allowing remote adversary to create an OpenPGP key which matches the short key ID and inject this key instead of the correct key.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 6.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94108 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-8614 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/ansible/ansible-modules-core/issues/5237 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/ansible/ansible-modules-core/pull/5353 Third Party Advisory
https://github.com/ansible/ansible-modules-core/pull/5357 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-320 Key Management Errors NIST  
CWE-358 Improperly Implemented Security Check for Standard Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:ansible:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
2.2.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8614
NVD Published Date:
07/31/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019