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CVE-2016-8628 Detail

Current Description

Ansible before version 2.2.0 fails to properly sanitize fact variables sent from the Ansible controller. An attacker with the ability to create special variables on the controller could execute arbitrary commands on Ansible clients as the user Ansible runs as.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.1 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 7.6 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94109 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:2778 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-8628 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-77 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in a Command ('Command Injection') NIST   Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8628
NVD Published Date:
07/31/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019