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Published: 2 July 2018

In ansible it was found that inventory variables are loaded from current working directory when running ad-hoc command which are under attacker's control, allowing to run arbitrary code as a result.



Cvss 3 Severity Score


Score breakdown


Package Release Status
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
impish Not vulnerable
groovy Not vulnerable
hirsute Not vulnerable
jammy Not vulnerable
kinetic Not vulnerable
lunar Not vulnerable
artful Ignored
(end of life)
Released (2.5.1+dfsg-1ubuntu0.1)
cosmic Not vulnerable
disco Not vulnerable
eoan Not vulnerable
focal Not vulnerable
trusty Needed

Released (2.6.1+dfsg-1)
xenial Not vulnerable
(code not present)
mantic Not vulnerable

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.8
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required Low
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H