Public Date:
1439212: CVE-2017-7466 ansible: Arbitrary code execution on control node (incomplete fix for CVE-2016-9587)
An input validation vulnerability was found 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.

Find out more about CVE-2017-7466 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.5 (ansible) RHSA-2017:1244 2017-05-17
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.2 (ansible) RHSA-2017:1244 2017-05-17
Red Hat Virtualization 4 (ansible) RHSA-2017:1685 2017-07-06
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 11.0 (Ocata) (ansible) RHSA-2017:1476 2017-06-15
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.3 (ansible) RHSA-2017:1244 2017-05-17
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.4 (ansible) RHSA-2017:1244 2017-05-17
Red Hat Gluster Storage Server 3.2 on RHEL-7 (ansible) RHSA-2017:1334 2017-05-25
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 (ansible) RHSA-2017:1599 2017-06-28
Red Hat Storage Console Agent 2 (ansible) RHSA-2017:1499 2017-06-19

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12.0 ansible Not affected
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.


This issue was discovered by Evgeni Golov (Red Hat).
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