FreeBSD : Ansible -- Command execution on Ansible controller from host (a93c3287-d8fd-11e6-be5c-001fbc0f280f)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

Computest reports :

Computest found and exploited several issues that allow a compromised
host to execute commands on the Ansible controller and thus gain
access to other hosts controlled by that controller.

See also :

https://www.computest.nl/advisories/CT-2017-0109_Ansible.txt
https://lwn.net/Articles/711357/
http://www.nessus.org/u?b8de6a78

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 96472 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-9587

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