Executive Summary



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Summary
Title Ansible vulnerabilities
Informations
Name USN-4072-1 First vendor Publication 2019-07-24
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2019-07-24
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
 
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Detail

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.04 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in Ansible.

Software Description: - ansible: Configuration management, deployment, and task execution system

Details:

It was discovered that Ansible failed to properly handle sensitive information. A local attacker could use those vulnerabilities to extract them. (CVE-2017-7481) (CVE-2018-10855) (CVE-2018-16837) (CVE-2018-16876) (CVE-2019-10156)

It was discovered that Ansible could load configuration files from the current working directory containing crafted commands. An attacker could run arbitrary code as result. (CVE-2018-10874) (CVE-2018-10875)

It was discovered that Ansible fetch module had a path traversal vulnerability. A local attacker could copy and overwrite files outside of the specified destination. (CVE-2019-3828)

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 19.04:
ansible 2.7.8+dfsg-1ubuntu0.19.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
ansible 2.5.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
ansible 2.0.0.2-2ubuntu1.3

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4072-1
CVE-2017-7481, CVE-2018-10855, CVE-2018-10874, CVE-2018-10875,
CVE-2018-16837, CVE-2018-16876, CVE-2019-10156, CVE-2019-3828

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ansible/2.7.8+dfsg-1ubuntu0.19.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ansible/2.5.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ansible/2.0.0.2-2ubuntu1.3

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4072-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
25 % CWE-200 Information Exposure
25 % CWE-20 Improper Input Validation
12 % CWE-532 Information Leak Through Log Files
12 % CWE-426 Untrusted Search Path
12 % CWE-311 Missing Encryption of Sensitive Data (CWE/SANS Top 25)
12 % CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') (CWE/SANS Top 25)

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application 6
Application 6
Application 1
Application 2
Application 1
Application 1
Application 1
Application 3
Application 5
Application 1
Application 2
Application 1
Application 1
Os 3
Os 2
Os 1
Os 1
Os 1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2019-01-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-1a6e6196b9.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-1d2bc76093.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-615705632d.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-03 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-af82e7c863.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-11-13 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1576.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-07-24 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-53790a5236.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-06-25 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2018-b619637e45.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-11-13 Name : The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.
File : openSUSE-2017-1259.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-08-29 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
File : redhat-RHSA-2017-2524.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-07-17 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-49c0ac5ce7.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-06-22 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
File : redhat-RHSA-2017-1499.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-06-13 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-6aff7475b7.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-06-12 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-87a64155eb.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-06-05 Name : The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
File : freebsd_pkg_15a04b9f47cb11e7a853001fbc0f280f.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-05-30 Name : The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.
File : redhat-RHSA-2017-1334.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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Date Informations
2019-08-15 12:10:18
  • Multiple Updates
2019-07-25 05:17:54
  • First insertion