CVE-2016-3096

NVD - CVE-2016-3096

CVE-2016-3096 Detail

Current Description

The create_script function in the lxc_container module in Ansible before 1.9.6-1 and 2.x before 2.0.2.0 allows local users to write to arbitrary files or gain privileges via a symlink attack on (1) /opt/.lxc-attach-script, (2) the archived container in the archive_path directory, or the (3) lxc-attach-script.log or (4) lxc-attach-script.err files in the temporary directory.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/183103.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/183132.html Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/183252.html Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-April/183274.html Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-May/184175.html Vendor Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1322925 Issue Tracking 
https://github.com/ansible/ansible-modules-extras/pull/1941 Patch 
https://github.com/ansible/ansible-modules-extras/pull/1941/commits/8c6fe646ee79f5e55361b885b7efed5bec72d4a4 Patch 
https://github.com/ansible/ansible/blob/v1.9.6-1/CHANGELOG.md#196-dancing-in-the-street---tbd Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/ansible/ansible/blob/v2.0.2.0-1/CHANGELOG.md#202-over-the-hills-and-far-away Patch 
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/ansible-announce/E80HLZilTU0 Third Party Advisory 
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/ansible-announce/tqiZbcWxYig Third Party Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201607-14 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-59 Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-3096
NVD Published Date:
06/03/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018
Source:
MITRE