Vulnerability CVE-2020-10691


Published: 2020-04-30

Description:
An archive traversal flaw was found in all ansible-engine versions 2.9.x prior to 2.9.7, when running ansible-galaxy collection install. When extracting a collection .tar.gz file, the directory is created without sanitizing the filename. An attacker could take advantage to overwrite any file within the system.

Type:

CWE-22

(Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal'))

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.6/10
9.2/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Redhat -> Ansible engine 
Redhat -> Ansible tower 

 References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2020-10691
https://github.com/ansible/ansible/pull/68596

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