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<glsa id="201411-09">
<title>Ansible: Privilege escalation</title>
<synopsis>Multiple vulnerabilities has been found in Ansible which may allow
local privilege escalation.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">ansible</product>
<announced>November 23, 2014</announced>
<revised>November 23, 2014: 1</revised>
<bug>516564</bug>
<bug>517770</bug>
<access>local</access>
<affected>
<package name="app-admin/ansible" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">1.6.8</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">1.6.8</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>Ansible is a radically simple IT automation platform.</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Ansible. Please review
the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="normal">
<p>A local attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or obtain
sensitive information.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>There is no known workaround at this time.</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>All Ansible users should upgrade to the latest version:</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose "&gt;=app-admin/ansible-1.6.8"
</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-4657">CVE-2014-4657</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-4678">CVE-2014-4678</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-4966">CVE-2014-4966</uri>
<uri link="http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2014-4967">CVE-2014-4967</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Thu, 31 Jul 2014 06:05:38 +0000">
pinkbyte
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:50:42 +0000">ackle</metadata>
</glsa>