Public Date:
1396174: CVE-2016-8647 Ansible: in some circumstances the mysql_user module may fail to correctly change a password
An input validation vulnerability was found in Ansible's mysql_user module 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.

Find out more about CVE-2016-8647 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 3.5
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication Single
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 2.2
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required High
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Virtualization 4 (ansible) RHSA-2017:1685 2017-07-06

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat Storage Console 2 ansible Not affected
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 11.0 (Ocata) ansible Not affected
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 ansible Not affected
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 3 ansible Will not fix
Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.1 ansible Not affected
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