Information Exposure

Affecting ansible package, versions [,2.7.1)

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Overview

ansible is a radically simple IT automation system.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Information Exposure. The User module would leak any data which is passed on as a parameter to ssh-keygen.

Remediation

Upgrade ansible to version 2.7.1 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

7.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Local
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Credit
Markus Teufelberger
CVE
CVE-2018-16837
CWE
CWE-214
Snyk ID
SNYK-PYTHON-ANSIBLE-72546
Disclosed
24 Oct, 2018
Published
29 Oct, 2018