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CVE-2016-9587 Detail

Current Description

Ansible before versions 2.1.4, 2.2.1 is vulnerable to an improper input validation in Ansible's handling of data sent from client systems. An attacker with control over a client system being managed by Ansible and the ability to send facts back to the Ansible server could use this flaw to execute arbitrary code on the Ansible server using the Ansible server privileges.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Nist CVSS score does not match with CNA score
CNA:  Red Hat, Inc.
Base Score: 6.6 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0195.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0260.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95352 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0448 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:0515 Third Party Advisory
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1685 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2016-9587 Issue Tracking Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-77 Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/41013/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

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:ansible:ansible:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
2.1.4

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ansible:ansible:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
2.2.1

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:redhat:openstack:11.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-9587
NVD Published Date:
04/24/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2019