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CVE-2016-8647 Detail

Current Description

An input validation vulnerability was found in Ansible's mysql_user module before 2.2.1.0, which may fail to correctly change a password in certain circumstances. Thus the previous password would still be active when it should have been changed.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:H/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: 2.2 LOW
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1685 Vendor Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-8647 Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory
https://github.com/ansible/ansible-modules-core/pull/5388 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST   Red Hat, Inc.  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:ansible_engine:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
2.2.1.0

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:virtualization:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8647
NVD Published Date:
07/26/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019