Public Date:
1596533: CVE-2018-10875 ansible: ansible.cfg is being read from current working directory allowing possible code execution
It was found that ansible.cfg is being read from the current working directory, which can be made to point to plugin or module paths that are under control of the attacker. This could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Find out more about CVE-2018-10875 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Local
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required Low
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 for RHEL 7 (ansible) RHSA-2018:2166 2018-07-10
Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.5 for RHEL 7 (ansible) RHSA-2018:2150 2018-07-10
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 (ansible) RHSA-2019:0054 2019-01-16
Red Hat Ansible Engine 2 for RHEL 7 (ansible) RHSA-2018:2151 2018-07-10
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12.0 (ansible) RHBA-2018:3788 2018-12-05
Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.4 for RHEL 7 Server (ansible) RHSA-2018:2152 2018-07-10
Red Hat Virtualization 4 Management Agent for RHEL 7 Hosts RHSA-2018:2321 2018-07-31
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13.0 (Queens) (ansible) RHSA-2018:2585 2018-08-29
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 Brian Coca (Red Hat).
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