Vulnerability CVE-2020-1734


Published: 2020-03-03   Modified: 2020-03-04

Description:
A flaw was found in the pipe lookup plugin of ansible. Arbitrary commands can be run, when the pipe lookup plugin uses subprocess.Popen() with shell=True, by overwriting ansible facts and the variable is not escaped by quote plugin. An attacker could take advantage and run arbitrary commands by overwriting the ansible facts.

Type:

CWE-78

(Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an OS Command ('OS Command Injection') )

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.6/10
6.4/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Redhat -> Ansible engine 
Redhat -> Ansible tower 

 References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2020-1734
https://github.com/ansible/ansible/issues/67792

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