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CVE-2020-1734

Published: 3 March 2020

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.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.4

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
ansible
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

eoan Ignored
(end of life)
focal Needs triage

groovy Ignored
(end of life)
hirsute Ignored
(end of life)
impish Ignored
(end of life)
jammy Needs triage

kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was needs-triage)
mantic Needs triage

trusty Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.4
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity High
Privileges required Low
User interaction Required
Scope Changed
Confidentiality High
Integrity impact High
Availability impact Low
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:L